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Northern Territory budget papers 2010 - 2011



Northern Territory budget papers 2010 - 2011

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2010/11 Budget paper


Northern Territory. Department of Treasury


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).




Appropriations and expenditures; Periodicals; Budget; Finance, Public

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Northern Territory Government

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Northern Territory Government



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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591566; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591568; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591570; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591556; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591558; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591560; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591562

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11Housing Indigenous Housing The Territory and Commonwealth governments continue to invest in remote housing, with a $1.76 billion package as part of the Remote Indigenous Housing National Partnership Agreement to improve housing in remote communities over 10 years, supporting Working Future. The construction and refurbishment of remote housing will create a healthier, safer environment for Indigenous Territorians living in remote areas, closing the gap on Indigenous disadvantage. Budget 2010-11 provides: $354M for remote Indigenous housing and related infrastructure, under the Strategic Indigenous Housing and Infrastructure Program; $237.5M to provide land servicing and essential services infrastructure in Territory Growth Towns; and $125M to continue upgrades to remote Indigenous housing and related infrastructure. The 2010-11 Budget also delivers an extra $1.73M to survey new and existing residential developments and infrastructure in Territory Growth Towns as part of a $3.63M three year initiative. Public Housing The 2010-11 Budget provides $57.8 million for new urban public housing. As part of the $60 million initiative under Stage 2 of the Nation Building and Jobs Plan National Partnership Agreement, $32 million will be provided in 2010-11 to construct and refurbish 186 public housing dwellings across the Territory, including 99 in Darwin and 87 in Alice Springs. $1.3 million will also be provided under the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness for housing families at risk of homelessness. The 2010-11 Budget will also assist senior Territorians in Alice Springs and Palmerston with $5.6 million to construct the Larapinta Seniors Village and $10 million to continue work on the 40-unit Bellamack Seniors Village. A further $4 million will be provided to redevelop older style public housing unit complexes in the Territory. New Supported Accommodation The Territory and Commonwealth governments are working together to provide new supported accommodation. The 2010-11 Budget includes $2.7 million to operate five new managed accommodation facilities in Alice Springs and Darwin, constructed under the Alice Springs Transformation Plan and the Commonwealth Stimulus Package (Stage 2), providing managed accommodation for 294 people across the Territory including: Percy Court Transitional Village in Alice Springs, providing 28 units to house up to 70 people; Bath Street Lodge in Alice Springs to accommodate up to 40 people requiring self-administered renal dialysis; Goyder Street accommodation facility in Alice Springs to be operated by the Salvation Army, consisting of eight single-bed units; Alice Springs Accommodation Park which will have a mix of accommodation types to cater for 150 visitors to Alice Springs from outlying areas and remote communities; and a new domestic violence and crisis transitional facility in Malak will be constructed in 2010-11 to house up to 26 people in eight self-contained units. Government Employee Housing The 2010-11 Budget provides an additional $28 million to construct, replace and upgrade government employee housing, providing more frontline police, teachers, nurses and other government staff in remote communities, supporting Working Future.