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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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19Darwin Regional Development $13.6M 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 $6.7M for property and tenancy management under the Remote Public Housing Framework $2.9M 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 $2.4M to operate the LakeLeanyer Recreation Park $1M to implement and operate a data and ticketing system on the Darwin bus network $0.83M to support operations of the Defence of Darwin Experience $0.8M for monitoring and research activities in DarwinHarbour $0.8M to support the Darwin Greyhound Association $0.29M for new scheduled public bus services in Darwin to the suburbs of Lyons and Muirhead Infrastructure Highlights $16M for the RoyalDarwin Hospital to increase the number of beds in the Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit and provide an additional twooperating theatres $15.4M for the RoyalDarwin Hospital high voltage electrical system, chiller and standby power upgrade $7M for the Tiger Brennan Drive duplication from the Darwin CBD to Berrimah $4.9M for the resurfacing of the Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex track $3.49M to continue works to the CullenBay sheet pile wall and replacement of the pontoon $2.22M to continue preparatory works for stage 2 at the Darwin Waterfront Precinct $2M for additional classrooms in Darwin schools to respond to population growth $1.7M to continue restoration of Stokes Hill Wharf $1.63M to construct seven one and twobedroom units in the northern suburbs $1.6M for the Royal Darwin Hospital to complete the upgrade of the fire detection system in the main ward block $1.5M for the Peter McAulay Centre to expand and reconfigure the Joint Emergency Services Communications Centre $1M for the provision of a pontoon at Fort Hill Wharf to improve safety access to pilot and cruise vessels $1M to establish a standalone Youth Justice Court in Darwin $1M for a double transportable classroom at Darwin Middle School $0.5M for flexible learning space at Larrakeyah Primary school $0.5M to upgrade classrooms at Darwin High School $0.4M to finalise the HornibrooksWharf rehabilitation $0.2M for the modification of disabled and special needs access in Territory schools $0.2M to upgrade Karama preschool