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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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51 Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services Fire Prevention and Response Management Provides a range of fire and emergency management activities aimed at prevention and preparedness and enhancing response and recovery capability and capacity. Key Deliverables 2010-11 Budget 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget Firefighters1 190 190 200 Community education and awareness programs delivered 400 400 400 Hazard abatement programs and activities undertaken 6 000 6 000 6 000 Building fire safety reports completed 560 560 560 Fire safety inspections undertaken 600 600 600 Incidents responded to within national benchmarks 80% 80% 80% Structure fires contained to room or object of origin national average national average national average Formal fire investigations undertaken 30 30 30 1 Fire auxiliaries and volunteers are not included in this figure. Output Group: Emergency Services Outcome: Effective counter-disaster planning and mitigating measures to minimise the impact of disasters and hazards on Territorians. Output Group/Output 2010-11 Budget 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget $000 $000 $000 Emergency Services 5 251 5 508 6 166 Emergency Services 5 251 5 508 6 166 Key Variations The Emergency Services output group increase is due to $0.4 million for finalisation of Commonwealth programs. These variations are in addition to annual indexation arrangements. Emergency Services Provides a range of emergency management activities aimed at prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. Key Deliverables 2010-11 Budget 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget Hours of frontline emergency service time delivered to the community1 27 054 27 877 30 344 Community education, awareness and prevention programs delivered 60 60 60 Emergency service training programs delivered 50 50 50 Proportion of emergency service volunteer units available to respond to incidents (19 units) 85% 85% 85% Proportion of incidents where emergency service units are dispatched within 30 minutes 75% 75% 75% Incidents responded to effectively by emergency service as tasked 90% 90% 90% 1 Volunteers are not included in this figure.

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