Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget
Tabled paper 1279
Tabled papers for 11th Assembly 2008 - 2012; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT
Tabled By Delia Lawrie
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30 Department of the Chief Minister Delivering relevant Territory 2030 conferences and workshops, providing support to the Northern Territory Major Event Company to deliver major events, advancing the Northern Territory Multicultural Policy and facilitating the Northern Territory Social Enterprise Policy Framework, social inclusion and responsibility initiatives. Developing Northern Territory security arrangements aligned with national frameworks, facilitating consistent whole of government emergency planning and response procedures and coordinating whole of government responses to priority community issues. Economic Sustainability Identifying and facilitating key economic opportunities for the Territory by coordinating and facilitating a whole of government approach to major projects, and engaging proactively with the business community and other stakeholders to ensure business confidence and provide support and monitor the implementation of strategies to cater for growth. Attracting investment and new trade opportunities through developing Darwin as an onshore gas-based processing hub, establishing the Marine Supply Base, promoting local industry capacity to national and international markets, developing and maintaining strong international relationships with priority countries and markets, and leading implementation of the Growing International Trade 2009-2013 strategy. Environment Maximising opportunities for the Territory arising out of national and broader Territory policy initiatives by leading the implementation of the Northern Territory ClimateChange Policy, energy security and green energy initiatives. Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation Improving government service delivery by supporting strong executive governance frameworks, ensuring the agency has the ongoing capability to deliver its priorities and services and refining the frameworks for improved delivery of, and access to, government services. Budget Highlights for 201112 Society $1million for prioritising, monitoring and reporting on Territory 2030 targets across all core areas and agencies, and coordinating the biennial Territory 2030 Survey and Territory2030Scorecard. $28 million to support various community organisations across the Territory through the multicultural and community support grants program and operational grant funding to support the Darwin Waterfront Corporation and the Northern Territory Major Events Company. Continuation of the Territory and Commonwealth Government AliceSprings Transformation Plan, including $15.9 million of Commonwealth funding in 2011-12 to enhance social support services and implement measures to reduce homelessness. $4.6 million for the provision of strategic policy advice, intergovernmental relations, and coordinating and implementing the Governments economic, social and security policies and strategies.
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