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Budget 2016-2017 Budget Paper No.3 Agency Budget Statements



Budget 2016-2017 Budget Paper No.3 Agency Budget Statements

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31 Department of the Chief Minister $1.5 million to continue driving economic development priorities and initiatives across the Territory through leading and coordinating delivery of the Governments Economic Development Strategy. Strong Society $1.3 million to continue to coordinate social policy across government and engage with key stakeholder groups across the Territory including support for Framing the Future and aligned policy frameworks, and the development and delivery of initiatives that promote social participation and facilitate the contribution of various community groups to inform government decision making and policy development. $0.7 million towards the Ice Action Plan communications strategy. Balanced Environment $0.3 million to continue to coordinate environment policy across government and engage with stakeholder groups across the Territory, including the development of the Balanced Environment Strategy, and responding to the recommendations stemming from the Hydraulic Fracturing Inquiry and review of the Environmental Assessment and Approvals Act. Confident Culture $12.6 million to invest in the development of the Territory community including events and initiatives that celebrate the Territory lifestyle. $3.8 million to continue providing support to community organisations and initiatives through the Multicultural, Youth, Seniors and Community Support grant programs. $2.8 million to invest in Territory show societies. $1 million to continue coordination of the redevelopment of communities affected by Cyclone Lam including but not limited to Galiwinku. The East Arnhem Regional Office will oversee the development of community master plans, infrastructure design, and support for community participation and engagement. Output Groups and Outcomes Advice and Coordination Outcome: Informed strategic, economic and social policy decisions and effective implementation of priorities across government. Strategic Policy Coordination Coordinate, support and progress the Territorys active participation in national forums such as COAG and the Council of the Australian Federation (CAF). Facilitate, negotiate and monitor the Territorys participation and input into national and international agreements, reviews and inquiries. Provide strategic advice across a range of public policy issues to the Chief Minister and Cabinet. Work with relevant agencies and stakeholders to develop, guide and implement priority strategies and initiatives. Economic Development and Major Infrastructure Lead the development and implementation of policies, strategies and projects that drive diversity, productivity, development and participation in the Territory economy. Identify, promote and facilitate the delivery of strategic infrastructure and investment to achieve sustained economic development and productivity.

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