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Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights



Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights

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7Central Australia Regional Development $29.6M 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 $14.7M for property and tenancy management under the Remote Public Housing Framework $12.62M to continue and expand the Territory and Commonwealth governments AliceSprings Transformation Plan, incorporating the Stronger Futures National Partnership. The AliceSprings Transformation Plan was developed to improve life outcomes for Indigenous people in Alice Springs $3.1M for the Territory Governments commitment to improve remote Indigenous housing and related infrastructure $2.1M from 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 $5.8M for the AliceSprings DesertPark $0.65M for the management of feral camels $0.5M to upgrade the AliceSprings drag strip to support hosting national and regional motor sporting events $0.29M to manage and maintain Crown land including weeds and associated buildings $0.25M for the Water Tank Rebate Scheme to encourage water preservation $0.23M for the conservation work of the Alice Springs Telegraph Station $0.19M to monitor surface and groundwater to enable the assessment of mining impacts and requirements for ongoing management $0.16M to support the OlivePink Botanic Gardens $0.15M to maintain herbarium plant collections in the Territory $0.12M for water allocation plan implementation, regulation and compliance monitoring $0.1M to fund rebates enabling Alice Springs and TennantCreek householders to install appliances and hardware that meet national standards for water efficiency $50 000 to support the delivery of the Imparja Cup in AliceSprings $15 000 for new scheduled public bus services in AliceSprings to Kilgariff Infrastructure Highlights $29.6M for continuing remediation and upgrades of AliceSprings Hospital $13M for a rail overpass 10.5kilometres south of AliceSprings $10.9M to expand police facilities in AliceSprings $5.97M to construct a new remote health centre at Ntaria $5M to upgrade and seal targeted sections on the TanamiRoad to improve accessibility and reduce access disruption to communities $5M for increased courts capacity in Alice Springs $4.85M for the completion of the seal on Namatjira Drive as part of the Mereenie Loop $4.58M for the AliceSprings Correctional Centre to provide new and upgraded infrastructure to support an additional 50prisoners $4.35M to continue headworks for the new residential subdivision at Kilgariff, including water and sewerage, power reticulation, roadworks and trunk stormwater drainage $3.5M to upgrade the Kaltukatjara health centre $3.4M for continuing works to progress the expansion of police facilities in Alice Springs $2.5M for the Kaltukatjara airstrip upgrade $2.5M to upgrade and seal the existing airstrip at Utopia $1.57M to upgrade the health centre at Papunya $1.26M for the Centre for Appropriate Technology building refurbishment to facilitate a residential youth alcohol and other drug service $0.88M to extend and remodel the standalone administration block to provide new staff preparation area, ablutions and offices at YuendumuSchool $0.4M for Acacia Hill School, stage 3 new hydrotherapy pool $0.1M to complete the replacement of the administration block destroyed by fire with a new staff room, storage space and office at WalungurruSchool