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Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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163 Department of Business and Employment $0.32million for the Territory Business Growth Grants Program to assist Territory small to medium enterprises with strategic business development; $0.49million for the Trade Support Scheme to assist Territory businesses develop export opportunities; $0.18million for the Business Enterprise Centre, which provides support and advice to those who want to start, expand or buy a business; $0.12million for the Industry Sponsorship Program to assist industry representative groups to deliver programs, workshops, recognition functions and seminars; $0.26million for Business Upskills to help business owners develop and strengthen their businesses; and $0.19million for October Business Month. $0.26 million to deliver services for parent-managed community-based child care centres with the development of improved governance and financial management practices. Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation $6.6 million as a part of a three-year $16.4 million funding package for the Digital Regions Initiative National Partnership Agreement to provide enhanced services in Territory Growth Towns, including video conferencing, tele-health for clinicians and e-learning initiatives for students and employees. $0.37 million in 2011-12 as part of the continued rollout over three years of $1.21million for the Research and Innovation Fund, which provides grants for research, innovation and proof of concept scholarships across the Territory. $0.91 million for initiatives at the Desert Knowledge Precinct in Alice Springs and to assist the Desert Knowledge Statutory Authority carry out its functions. $0.4million to continue the ecoBiz NT program to assist businesses to improve their energy efficiency. $1.2million to develop a one-stop, on-line service for Territory businesses to interact with government for business registrations, licences and other government-provided services to complete the Territorys National Business Online Services (BOS) reform. $0.3 million in grant funding to support remote economic participation. Education $40 000 for the Inaugural Chief Ministers ANZAC Spirit Study Tour Award under the Defence Liaison Program for three Northern Territory Year 9 and 10 students to travel to France for the ANZAC Day ceremony. Business Improvements $11.7 million for a comprehensive ICT infrastructure replacement program across government as a core part of the new ICT services model and for centrally administered contract management functions. $2.08million to address increased demand for services through automation of information technology systems and additional payroll officers.