Northern Territory budget papers 2019-20
2019/20 Budget papers
Northern Territory. Department of Treasury and Finance
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4 Introduction 2019-20 Budget Capital works for the budget sector Several new projects were added to the capital works program in 2018-19, increasing the total value of the program to $1.91 billion, including a number of housing and related works projects as part of the two-year $100 million urban public housing stimulus package. The $2 billion capital works program in 2019-20 remains above long-term average levels, primarily related to a large revote ($1.09 billion) with a number of major projects continuing from 2018-19, reflecting the multi-year nature of these projects, which include: continuing works for the Remote Housing Investment Package ($114.3 million) continuing works for the Arnhem Highway upgrade ($76.6 million) continuing to upgrade the Keep River Plains Road ($44.4 million) completion of the Garramilla Boulevard extension ($15.3 million). New projects commencing in 2019-20 ($910 million) are aimed at improving transport infrastructure for tourism and industry and also improving access to remote and regional communities, and upgrading community and economic infrastructure. The future of Jabiru The 2019 Budget commits Territory Government investment to reposition Jabiru post-mining as a tourism and regional services hub. The Territory Government is providing $125 million from 2019-20 over four years for infrastructure upgrades, including a new Bininj Resource Centre, government services hub, multi-use medical centre, education precinct, improved mobile connectivity in Kakadu and various upgrades, including utilities and airport infrastructure. The Commonwealth has made a commitment through a memorandum of understanding with the Territory Government, Energy Resources of Australia and the Mirarr traditional owners, (represented by Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation) to expand the package with a further $216 million investment over 10 years for a world heritage interpretive centre, road upgrades, park upgrades and asbestos remediation works. The Commonwealths investment is not yet reflected in the Territorys budget as the funding agreement is still to be finalised. Projects by functional category Table 2 summarises the capital works program by functional category. Housing and related works continue to receive the highest level of investment in the 2019-20 infrastructure program at almost 29 per cent, closely followed by roads and transport investment at 28 per cent. Around 53 per cent of the total infrastructure program continues to be allocated to new and upgraded infrastructure in remote and regional communities.
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