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Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment annual report 2013-2014



Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment annual report 2013-2014


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Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment

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Annual Report 201314 29 Confident culture - Assisting Indigenous custodians to have Indigenous place names and associated stories recognised as valuable cultural property. - Resolving Native Title - Significantly progressed five applications fees for the grants of Aboriginal Community Living Areas out of Pastoral Lease areas. Prosperous economy - Continuing strategic land release to meet market demand and drive economic development. - Reducing the cost of serviced land to the community. - Planning headworks and trunk infrastructure services to support future land and economic development in the new suburbs of Kilgariff and Zuccoli. - Partnering with the private sector to deliver a range of residential projects, including suburban subdivisions, medium-density and mixed-use developments and integrated projects. - Developing, implementing and reviewing policy relating to building regulation, including the certification process. - Designing and pursuing initiatives relating to land information, providing new opportunities for the department and for government. - Progressing the implementation of a new model for delivering valuation services to government. - Enhancing the one-stop-shop for developers. Strong society - Managing infrastructure demand growth and facilitating opportunities associated with major private sector infrastructure projects. - Continuing to develop town plans (Northern Territory Planning Scheme area plan and zoning maps) for major remote towns to support economic development. - Partnering with the Department of Treasury and Finance to maintain a single point of truth for demographic data. - Supporting the diversification of pastoral tenure. - Working with the Department of Housing to support the Real Housing for Growth initiative. - Significantly progressed a common integrated, multi agency and development guidelines for the Northern Territory. - Implemented a 3D modelling Technology to enhance planning opportunities. Balanced environment - Supporting sustainable development by private enterprise. - Continuing to conserve the unique and diverse natural and cultural heritage of the Territory. - Supporting the NT Planning Commission in the introduction of the Katherine Land Use plan into the NT Planning Scheme. - Continue the conversation program for government owned heritage assets, with a priority on effective expenditure. STRATEGIC PRIORITIES FOR 201314 The department had a clear set of strategic priorities:

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