Budget 2013/14 Budget Paper No.3 Agency Budget Statements
Tabled paper 292
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Tabled by David Tollner
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Department of the Treasury and Finance
44 Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services Continuing to enhance the all-hazards emergency response capability. Further developing the resilience and preparedness of the Territory community to respond to emergencies. Providing fire education programs and building community capability to better deal with emergencies. Budget Highlights for 2013-14 $22.5 million to continue recruitment of 120 additional police officers across the Top End and Alice Springs. $2.84 million additional funding for the installation of Closed Circuit Television in Katherine, to increase support at the Northern Territory Joint Emergency Services Communications Centre and to increase staff to operate a 24/7 front counter service at the AliceSprings Police Station. $3.85 million additional funding for key information, communication and technology systems. $5.7 million additional funding for increased police housing lease costs. $20 million for the final year of a three-year Commonwealth-funded program to provide policing services to immigration detention centres in the Territory. $M 2013-14 New Capital Works Expansion of police facilities in Alice Springs 10.9 Arlparra Police Station and accommodation 9.4 Peter McAulay Centre expanded accommodation for Joint Emergency Services Communications Centre 1.5 Outputs and Performance Output Group: Community Safety and Crime Prevention Outcome: Enhanced community safety and protection. Output Group/Output 2012-13 Mini Budget 2012-13 Estimate 2013-14 Budget $000 $000 $000 Community Safety and Crime Prevention 104 690 107 997 114 070 Community Safety and Crime Prevention 104 690 107 997 114 070 Key Variations The Community Safety and Crime Prevention output group increase in 2013-14 is due to additional Commonwealth funding under the Stronger Futures National Partnership Agreement for the provision of remote policing and additional funding for the provision of an additional 120 police, enhancement of the Northern Territory Joint Emergency Communications Centre, additional staff to operate a 24/7 front counter service at the AliceSprings Police Station and the repairs and maintenance program.