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Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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Tabled paper 1279

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Tabled Papers for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2011-05-03

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Tabled By Delia Lawrie

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English

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Tabled papers

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/277286

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/424039

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196 Tourism NT Budget Highlights for 201112 Economic Sustainability $1.6 million towards a global Kakadu marketing program. $1.4million towards a global Red Centre marketing program. $1 million for cooperative marketing and conversion programs with airlines, trade and other distribution partners. $0.45 million to leverage Tourism Australias investment in the China market. $1.6 million for business development and marketing support to improve airline access from key source markets. $1 million to facilitate the development of Indigenous tourism experiences including Indigenous tourism employment and increased capacity of Indigenous tourism businesses. $1 million to foster the delivery of quality tourism experiences including exemplary service standards and adapting product offerings to capitalise on emerging markets such as China. $0.6 million for attracting major tourism infrastructure investment into the Territory including accommodation in national parks through the Territory Governments Signature Lodges initiative. $1.1million to attract business events to the Northern Territory including conferences, exhibitions, corporate meetings and incentive travel. Environment $0.2 million for environmental sustainability initiatives that support tourism businesses in the Territory to measure and reduce their environmental footprint. Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation $2.1 million for digital marketing and development including website redevelopment, e-marketing campaigns and development and use of social media. $0.1 million to assist the NT tourism industry to become e-enabled, specifically to ensure they have a website and adopt an inventory management system suitable for their business that will enable real-time bookings through digital channels. Output and Performance Output Group: Tourism Outcome: Increased tourism contribution to the Territory economy and support for regional development. Output Group/Output 2010-11 Budget 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget $000 $000 $000 Tourism 42 552 43 047 41 375 Marketing 30 898 31 070 30 138 Destination Development 11 654 11 977 11 237 Key Variations The decrease in 2011-12 is mainly due to a reduction in Commonwealth revenue associated with one-off funding for trade shows and other programs.