Territory Stories

Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights

Details:

Title

Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights

Other title

Tabled paper 833

Collection

Tabled papers for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2014-05-13

Description

Tabled by David Tollner

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

See publication

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00858

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/273760

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/426359

Page content

2013-14 Budget 2 Regional Highlights Barkly Katherine East ArnhemTop EndRural Darwin Central Australia Palmerston and Litcheld Territory Wide Some initiatives cannot be accurately apportioned between regions, however they are important and relevant across the Territory. Details of these initiatives are provided here, in addition to the information specific to each region in later sections. Supporting Business and Economic Development $29M to market and promote the Territory as a leisure tourism destination $17.04M in Territory and Commonwealth funds for CharlesDarwin University and Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education and other providers to deliver qualifications to Territorians to develop new skills or build on existing skills for employment opportunities $7.27M for the skilled worker campaign and skilled migration workforce planning $6.7M for major events that support the Territorys economy and positioning as a visitor destination $4.9M to provide new generation geoscience data and promote mining investment $3.07M to continue the National Partnership to upskill the Territorys workers and provide access to qualifications for job seekers through the ProductivityPlaces Program $2.9M for the apprenticeship and traineeship support package $2.1M for the Industry Development Support Program to assist peak industry associations to grow the capability and capacity of local industry, and develop and grow a skilled workforce $1.78M to provide a quality assured veterinary laboratory that supports diagnostic, regulatory and research programs for aquatic and terrestrial animal health $1.5M to support mineral and petroleum exploration through new geoscience programs and improved management and delivery of geoscience and exploration data $1M for the Indigenous Workforce Participation Initiatives Program to plan and establish practices and systems that engage and expand the number and skills of Indigenous Territorians in work $0.95M to establish an Energy Directorate to plan, develop and regulate Territory energy industries $0.93M for the Territory Business Growth Program to assist Territory small to medium enterprises with strategic business development $0.8M to increase the intensity of exploration drilling and geophysics in greenfields areas of the Territory through the Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations Program $0.68M for extension and support of aquaculture development in the Territory $0.5M for the Trade Support Scheme to assist Territory businesses to develop export opportunities $0.44M in grant funding for the ecoBiz NT program to assist businesses to improve their energy efficiency $0.4M for Tourism Industry Business Development officers $0.34M to coordinate preparation of responses to incursions of exotic diseases, pests or plants with potentially serious economic or environmental impacts $0.3M to develop and implement a live export market development strategy together with industry $0.26M to continue the Indigenous Pastoral Program with partner agencies $0.26M to deliver financial management and governance assistance and information to the communitybased childcare sector


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