Northern Territory Government

Northern Territory Budget 2017-18

Delivering for the Bush

The $1.1 billion 10-year Remote Housing Investment Package is the largest ever Territory Government investment into remote housing infrastructure with $106 million invested in 2017-18.

Delivering for the bush

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Regional and Remote

  • $500 million for the Homebuild NT program
  • $200 million for the Room to Breathe program
  • $200 million for repairs and maintenance 
  • $200 million for locally recruited government employees' housing
  • $5 million for the Strategic Local Government Infrastructure Fund for projects to improve infrastructure in remote communities
  • $1.5 million for the DriveSafe NT Remote, the Indigenous driver education and licensing program
  • $1 million for Aboriginal interpreters to help the delivery of the Remote Housing Investment Package
  • $40 million for upgrades to the Buntine Highway
  • $31.3 million to upgrade the Plenty Highway
  • $25 million to upgrade the Tablelands Highway
  • $12.5 million for the Barkly Stock Route

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