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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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46 Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services Budget Highlights for 2012-13 Society $49million over three years, including $22million in 2012-13, under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), for the provision of policing services to immigration detention facilities in the Territory. $1.5 million to support police bans under the Banned Drinkers Register as part of the Enough is Enough Alcohol Reform package. $7.37 million to maintain the Police Beat offices. $1.75 million to maintain the closed-circuit television system. $0.97 million to maintain the First Response Patrol. $7.51 million to meet the operational requirements of the new fire station at Berrimah and continued resourcing of Fire and Rescue Services. $0.7 million to enhance the capacity of the Forensic Science Branch. $0.3 million to expand Youth Diversion Units in Katherine and Tennant Creek. $M 2012-13 New Capital Works Working Future Numbulwar Police Post upgrade to police station 1.5 Police overnight facilities Mt Liebig, Areyonga and Robinson River 1.8 Outputs and Performance Output Group: Community Safety and Crime Prevention Outcome: Enhanced community safety and protection. Output Group/Output 2011-12 Budget 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 $000 Community Safety and Crime Prevention 92 617 94 559 97 410 Community Safety and Crime Prevention 92 617 94 559 97 410 Key Variations The increase in 2012-13 is largely the result of additional Commonwealth funding, under the MOU with DIAC, for the provision of police services to immigration detention facilities. Community Safety and Crime Prevention Provides a range of services to address community safety issues including: intelligence-led policing focused on problem solving; targeting repeat offenders and crime hot spots; targeting the underlying causes of crime, including alcohol; visible police patrols, crime prevention and education programs; fostering community involvement and building community relationships; and developing and testing plans to respond to threats and minimise their impact.