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Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights



Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights

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17Palmerston and Litchfield the Palmerston region in line with sentences and orders issued by the courts and the Parole Board $1.55M for Sex Offender Treatment, Indigenous Family Violence and Elders programs for rehabilitation of indigenous offenders, and Remote Communities Corrections Officers Better Schooling $76.8M for primary school education in government and non-government schools $32.5M for middle years education in government and non-government schools $21.6M for senior years education and Vocational Education and Training in government and non-government schools $8.2M for preschool education in government and non-government schools $5.7M for early childhood programs including Families as FirstTeachers $3.51M to provide school buses and special needs transport for students $1.3M for tertiary education in government schools $1.3M for the Back to School vouchers of $150 $1.3M to fund isolated student education through distance education Better Health $5.33M for non-acute health and community services in the region Regional Development $2.1M to upgrade capacity of existing trunk sewer to meet demand of new Palmerston east suburbs of Johnston, Zuccoli and Mitchell and Ichthys workers accommodaton village $2M capital grant to support Somerville Community Services in Palmerston $0.5M of joint Commonwealth and Territory funding for Specialist Homelessness Services to provide crisis and transitional supported accommodation, counselling, case management and advocacy services for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness Lifestyle and Environment $6.1M for the TerritoryWildlifePark $2.3M to operate the Palmerston Water Park $1.37M to manage and maintain Crown land including weeds and associated buildings $0.74M for new scheduled public bus services in Palmerston to the suburbs of Rosebery, Bellamack and Zuccoli Infrastructure Highlights $41.37M to continue construction of the Marine Supply Base including the connection of essential services such as power, water and sewerage $28.5M for water supply construction works at the MiddleArm Industrial Precinct $24.27M for Palmerston East headworks $9.66M to complete headworks for the new DarwinCorrectional Precinct $6.8M to continue site works at Blaydin Point for the Middle Arm Industrial Precinct $6.05M to construct new public housing in Zuccoli $4.3M to continue the subdivision and development of industrial land at Muramats Road $3.9M to continue the development of industrial land in the vicinity of Wishart Road $3.4M to construct new public housing in Bellamack $2M for Woodroffe Primary School special education upgrades $2M for further environmental and safety upgrades to enclose the existing incline conveyor belt, washing system and bulk ore belly trays at EastArm Wharf $1.68M to construct seven two-bedroom units at Rosebery $1.5M to complete the duplication of Howard Springs Road from the Stuart Highway to WhitewoodRoad and associated works $1.45M to reclaimland behind the bulk loading facility to create hardstand at EastArm Wharf $0.87M to complete the upgrade of facilities for special education classes at Palmerston Senior College $0.85M to complete Taminmin Colleges new stand-alone canteen to provide for enrolment growth $0.6M to provide a purpose built wash down area at EastArmWharf to capture and channel contaminants into a treatment area to prevent them from entering the harbour and surrounding areas $0.5M to complete stage 2 of the Jenkins Road upgrade