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Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights



Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights

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13East Arnhem $0.8M to fund isolated student education through distance education $0.78M to provide school buses and special needs transport for students $0.6M for the Back to School vouchers of $150 $0.2M for tertiary education in government schools Better Health $23.9M for acute care services including patient travel $22.68M for nonacute health and community services in the region Regional Development $39.4M in Commonwealth funding under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing and the National Partnership Agreement on Stronger Futures, spread over tenyears, to construct new housing, upgrade existing housing and provide associated infrastructure in remote Indigenous communities $18.1M for property and tenancy management under the Remote Public Housing Framework $0.50M for ongoing support of a fisheries support network in EastArnhem $0.24M to investigate the potential for regionally based commercial fisheries Lifestyle and Environment $0.33M to monitor surface and groundwater to enable the assessment of mining impacts and requirements for ongoing management $0.24M for water allocation plan implementation, regulation and compliance monitoring $0.18M for the Marine Ranger Program including financial and training support to Indigenous communities, monitoring of fishing activity, sacred site protection and community education Infrastructure Highlights $29.6M for community beef and mining roads, Central Arnhem Road stream crossing upgrades at Goyder River and Badalngarrmirri (Donydji) River and targeted pavement upgrades $13M for the Gove District Hospital emergency department upgrade $6.1M to construct a new remote health centre at Galiwinku $3M for the Groote Eylandt Trade Training Centre a new training facility including classrooms at Angurugu and refurbishment of the kitchen at Alyangula to provide for VET programs $1.5M to provide passing opportunities on the CentralArnhem Road $0.7M to continue fire upgrades at Gove District Hospital $0.5M for the new administration building at Angurugu school $0.4M for additional classrooms at Milyakburra school