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Annual Report 2016-2017 Tourism NT



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58 59Tourism NT Annual Report 2016-17 Tourism NT Annual Report 2016-17 Appendices06 7. NORTHERN TERRITORY SCHOOL EXCURSION PROGRAM The school excursion program supports schools to visit the Northern Territory by providing a $1000 per school group, to encourage groups to engage with NT operators and maximise their Territory experience. SCHOOL FUNDING AMOUNT (EXC. GST) Aitken College $909 Berwick Secondary College $909 Blackburn High School $909 Clairvaux Mackillop College $909 Diamond Valley College $909 Dominic College $909 Dromana Secondary College $909 Emerald Secondary College $909 Fintona Girls School $909 Frankston High School $909 Geelong High School $909 Genazzano FCJ College $1,818 Georgiana Molloy Anglican School $909 Huonville High School $909 Jamison High School $909 John Paul College $909 Appendix 1 Funding 4. TOURISM DEMAND-DRIVER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM Nine projects aimed at driving demand were supported through this Australian Government program. BUSINESS NAME PROJECT SUMMARY FUNDING AMOUNT (EXC. GST) Mercure Alice Springs Resort Design and construct an open air shelter. $129,500 Crocodylus Park Build two large exotic cat pens. $100,000 Developing East Arnhem Ltd Deliver the Hero Experience Development Program. $33,000 Djabulukgu Association Inc Redevelop the Manbiyarra (Border Store) Hostel. $100,000 Flash Camp Pty Ltd Establish a permanent base for operations in the Top End. $92,500 Darwin International Hotels Pty Ltd trading as Hilton Darwin Upgrade information services and entertainment facilities in guest rooms. $100,000 Delaware North Kings Canyon Pty Ltd Extend the caravan park with powered sites and ensuite facilities. $100,000 Tourism Top End Inc Develop a Top End tourism industry crisis mobile application and management centre. $20,000 Top Didj and Art Gallery Construct a new art gallery. $100,000 TOTAL $775,000 Note: The Top Didj project was removed from the National Partnership Payment for 2016-17 upon agreement with the Australian Government late in the year, however the payment from Tourism NT has still been recognised for the year. 6. ALICE SPRINGS CONVENTION CENTRE This funding is provided to assist with maintaining a high level of sales and marketing activity to attract business events and economic benefits to Alice Springs. ORGANISATION FUNDING AMOUNT (EXC. GST) Under the Partnership Agreement Lasseters Hotel Casino $100,000 (4 x $25,000) Under the Event Support Funding Agreement Lasseters Hotel Casino $197,727 TOTAL $297,727 5. OTHER GRANTS PROVIDED BUSINESS NAME PROJECT SUMMARY FUNDING AMOUNT (EXC. GST) Department of Trade, Business and Innovation Trade Support Scheme. $50,000 Charles Darwin University Delivery of Kakadu knowledge for tour guides course for Mandarin speaking guides. $26,449 China Ready and Accredited Pty Ltd Delivery of a China Ready workshop in Darwin. $27,000 Novatel Brisbane Upgrade accommodation and guest information to be China Ready across eight NT properties. $30,614 Associated Advertising and Promotions Upgrade marketing collateral to be China Ready. $4,545 Crownbet Million Dollar Fish Season 2. $575,000 TOTAL $713,608