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Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights



Budget 2014-2015 Regional Highlights

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9Barkly $0.51M for courts to administer justice for regional and remote communities, including at Elliott and Ali Curung. Registry services are provided through the courthouse at Tennant Creek $0.36M for investment in postrelease support and accommodation for offenders reintegration into the community Better Schooling $17.3M for primary school education in government and nongovernment schools $6.5M for middle years education in government and nongovernment schools $5.5M for senior years education and Vocational Education and Training in government and nongovernment schools $3M for early childhood programs including Families as FirstTeachers $2.9M for preschool education in government and nongovernment schools $0.3M to fund isolated student education through distance education $0.22M for the Back to School vouchers of $150 Better Health $19.72M for acute care services including patient travel $7.53M for nonacute health and community services in the region Regional Development $14M in Commonwealth funding under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing and the National Partnership Agreement on StrongerFutures, spread over tenyears, to construct new housing, upgrade existing housing and provide associated infrastructure in remote Indigenous communities $4.5M for property and tenancy management under the Remote Public Housing Framework $0.7M additional funding to expand the capacity of existing family support service providers in the Tennant Creek region $0.4M to replace and upgrade gas engines to improve power system reliability and efficiency Lifestyle and Environment $0.25M to monitor surface and groundwater to enable the assessment of mining impacts and requirements for ongoing management $0.25M to increase weed management extension services in the Barkly region to assist pastoralists in controlling weed incursions and infestations $0.21M ongoing funding for land resource assessment and mapping at various pastoral leases $0.14M for water allocation plan implementation, regulation and compliance monitoring for the Barkly and Katherine regions $0.1M to fund rebates enabling AliceSprings and TennantCreek householders to install appliances and hardware that meet national standards for water efficiency