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Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights



Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights

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




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15Top End Rural $0.42M for courts to administer justice for regional and remote communities, including Wadeye, Daly River and Jabiru. Registry services are provided through the Magistrates Court at Darwin $0.42M to provide assessment, monitoring and supervision services to communitybased clients in the Wadeye, Jabiru and Tiwi Islands regions in line with sentences and orders issued by the courts and the Parole Board Better Schooling $28M for primary school education in government and nongovernment schools $10M for middle years education in government and nongovernment schools $7M for senior years education and Vocational Education and Training (VET) in government and nongovernment schools $2.3M for preschool education in government and nongovernment schools $1.40M to provide school buses and special needs transport for students $0.8M for tertiary education in government schools $0.7M for early childhood programs including Families as FirstTeachers $0.5M to fund isolated student education through distance education $0.4M for the Back to School vouchers of $150 Better Health $50.5M for nonacute health and community services in the region Regional Development $2.7M to provide improved quality and consistency of water supply to AdelaideRiver Lifestyle and Environment $0.92M to monitor surface and groundwater to enable the assessment of mining impacts and requirements for ongoing management $0.51M to manage and maintain Crown land including weeds and associated buildings $0.3M for strategic management of bellyache bush in the upper Daly catchment in conjunction with the Commonwealth $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 $0.17M ongoing funding for the gamba grass assistance program Infrastructure Highlights $17M for strengthening and widening targeted sections of the ArnhemHighway $5.45M for the upgrade and sealing of Fog Bay Road and selected stream crossings including Charlotte River crossing $2M to upgrade the hardstand area at Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu) to include raising the level of the site, providing a public receiving of goods area, bulk storage and a shed $1.62M to upgrade the health centre at Maningrida $1.1M for the West Arnhem College Trade Training Centre new training facilities at Gunbalunya and Jabiru schools to provide for VETprograms $0.4M to complete overnight facilities at Milikapiti consisting of patrol office, overnight accommodation, shed, sally port and cells