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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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3Territory Wide $0.21M to increase productivity, sustainability and market opportunities for horticultural industries $0.16M to maintain and expand markets for Territory cattle into SouthEastAsia Safer Communities $22.5M for additional police in AliceSprings and across the TopEnd $7.48M for Youth Justice $4.8M in grants to the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission $1.43M to provide community and schoolbased road safety programs $0.5M to extend the DriveSafeNT Remote Indigenous Driver Education and Licensing Program $0.44M for the Community Justice Centres Fast and Free Dispute Resolution Service $0.21M in grants to Victims of Crime Northern Territory Incorporated to support victims of crime across the Territory Better Health $35M for mandatory treatment alcohol reform program including rehabilitation centres throughout the Territory $30.9M for aeromedical retrieval services across the Territory and patientassisted travel $30.4M for patient travel including the Patient Assistance Travel Scheme $22.5M to subsidise eligible pensioners in the Territory $20.8M for the provision of road ambulance services across the Territory $17.34M for secure care accommodation services for young people and adults with complex care needs $10.96M for Cardiac Outreach and Rehabilitation services as well as the commencement of lowrisk angioplasty and 400 additional elective surgery procedures perannum $10.15M to continue alcohol reform services development, withdrawal support and community outreach programs $7.26M towards cancer treatment and accommodation for cancer patients $3.2M to provide a clinical service system, enhance children and adolescent mental health services and implement suicide prevention programs in the Territory $1.5M to manage existing exceptional and complexneeds clients in the community Infrastructure Highlights $139.6M for remote Indigenous housing capital works $32.8M for the national network strengthening and widening of roads program $14.49M for government employee teacher housing in remote locations $10M for rehabilitation centres $8.59M to construct additional government employee housing in remote locations under the OATSIhealth agreement and Closing the Gap $7M to construct child and family centres at Gunbalanya, Maningrida, Ngukurr and Yuendumu $6.5M to construct new overtaking opportunities at selected sections of the StuartHighway between Darwin and Katherine $5M for a hospital scoping study and master plan for the GreaterDarwin region $4.24M to upgrade government employee housing in remote locations $4M for the Urban Arterial Traffic Management program $3.38M to refurbish existing public housing unit complexes across all regions $2.46M for additional beds to support Alcoholand Other Drugs Services in Katherine and AliceSprings $2.2M to upgrade existing and construct new cyclone shelters at schools and other government assets across Territory coastal communities $2M for government employee housing land servicing in remote locations $2M to upgrade targeted sections on selected secondary local roads $1.46M for urban roads landscaping $0.9M for the upgrade of safeplaces in 15remote communities across the Territory to provide improved and more secure amenities $0.68M for Epenarra and Angurugu police overnight facilities $0.28M to complete level crossing upgrades to improve safety at selected rail crossings