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Budget papers 2007 - 2008



Budget papers 2007 - 2008

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2007/08 Budget paper


Northern Territory. Department of Treasury


Northern Territory budget papers; Reports; PublicationNT




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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Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

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Northern Territory Government



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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591624; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591625; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591628; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591630; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591634; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591619; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591621; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591623

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10 007-08 budget Regional Highlights Infrastructure Highlights $10.5M to continue Red Centre Way upgrade along Namatjira Drive $8.09M for the Desert Peoples Centre to construct blocks 2 and 7 $6.05M to continue work at the Desert Peoples Centre for blocks 3 and 6 and the administration building $6M for Alice Springs Hospital Emergency Department $4.41M for Alice Springs Hospital to continue fire protection and remediation works $3M for Alice Springs Hospital to upgrade emergency power and electrical systems $2M to upgrade various sections of the Tanami Road $1.96M to continue Outback Way improvements $1.87M for Alice Springs Hospital to upgrade and expand renal facilities $1.47M to complete Desert Knowledge Precinct headworks $1.4M to continue the Maryvale Road upgrade $1.3M to continue Mount Johns Valley subdivision headworks $1M to upgrade Ross Park Primary classroom facilities $1M to complete the Alice Springs Hospital kitchen upgrade $1M for urban roads landscaping in Alice Springs and Darwin $0.5M to continue upgrading the Sandover Highway $0.76M to complete visitor facilities at West MacDonnell National Park $0.43M to complete Flynn Drive Renal Unit facilities upgrade $0.4M for the Sexual Assault Referral Centre to complete fitout $0.25M to complete volatile substance abuse treatment facilities at Aranda House $2.16M for Australian Government Targeted Programs including Literacy, Numeracy and Special Learning Needs and the National Drug Education Strategy $1.29M for open learning educational programs and professional support for students and teachers in music and language $1.25M for the Indigenous Education Strategic Initiatives Program to improve Indigenous education $0.67M for programs to support students with a disability $0.65M to employ Aboriginal and Islander education workers $0.34M in Back to School payments to assist students with costs of essential school items $0.4M for the Territory Student Assistance Travel Scheme and teacher housing Better Health $122.38M for acute care services, including road and aeroretrieval transport services and the Patient Assistance Travel Scheme $50.34M for nonacute health and community services in the region $2.8M for 12 new beds at Alice Springs Hospital $0.7M to provide increased renal services in Alice Springs Hospital $0.24M to expand Volatile Substance Abuse treatment services through Aranda House upgrade $0.13M to establish viable Home and Community Care services in Amoonguna, Urapuntja and Anmatjere including centrebased day care, meals, domestic assistance and social support $0.1M to provide mental health services to prison offenders $50 000 for four frail aged care places to help the transition from hospital back to the community Community Development $8.3M for HomeNorth Schemes to assist low to middle income earners to purchase a home $4.8M for Indigenous community housing organisations to maintain and manage community housing $0.93M in grant funding to Desert Knowledge Australia, to build networks and partnerships to create thriving desert knowledge economies and societies across Australia $0.36M for two development coordinator positions in Central Australia to assist in governance and other capacity development in regional local government and other local issues $0.17M for the Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre to strengthen research between Government, industry, research and training institutions $0.15M to Indigenous organisations to provide tenancy support to assist Indigenous people obtain and maintain public housing $50 000 for a Tenancy Support Service for Alice Springs providing support for at risk public housing tenancies in an effort to keep people housed Power and Water Projects $8.9M to commence upgrade of Brewer Estate to Alice Springs transmission line $6.2M for a new power station at Brewer Estate $0.8M for new bores at Roe Creek borefield $0.6M for Titjikala to replace water storage tank $0.55M for switchboard upgrade at Ron Goodin power station $0.49M for Amoonguna for an additional sewerage pond $0.48M to refurbish Power and Water remote operations building at Sadadeen Valley $0.45M for Hermannsburg to replace borefield rising main

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