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Northern Territory budget papers 2019-20



Northern Territory budget papers 2019-20

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2019/20 Budget papers


Northern Territory. Department of Treasury and Finance


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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Introduction 5 The Infrastructure Program Table 2: 2019-20 major capital works projects by functional category Capital works $M % Functional category Housing and related works 576.7 28.9 Roads and transport 563.6 28.2 Economic and community infrastructure 329.5 16.5 Lifestyle and environment 199.1 10.0 Community safety 194.9 9.8 Education 79.5 4.0 Health 52.7 2.6 Total budget sector 1 996.0 100.0 Housing and related works The 2019-20 infrastructure program provides $576.7 million to construct new and refurbish existing housing in remote and urban areas, as summarised in Table 3. A further $39.5 million is provided in capital grants for housing and related works, bringing the total value of projects to $616.2 million. Table 3: Capital works projects by category housing 2019-20 Program Cash $M $M Remote Aboriginal housing 413.9 187.5 Northern Territory funded 271.4 111.5 Commonwealth funded 142.5 76.0 Public housing 151.7 56.1 Northern Territory funded 142.7 50.7 Commonwealth funded 9.0 5.4 Government employee housing 10.7 6.9 Northern Territory funded 6.6 4.4 Commonwealth funded 4.1 2.5 Other 0.4 0.3 Northern Territory funded 0.4 0.3 Total 576.7 250.8 The 2019-20 infrastructure program includes a total of $413.9 million for remote Aboriginal housing across the Territory, with significant investment from both the Territory and Commonwealth governments, including: Remote Housing Investment Package works through HomeBuild NT, Room to Breathe and government employee housing, including $100 million from the Commonwealth ($284.3 million) land servicing to support the Remote Housing Investment Package ($61.8 million)

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