NT Budget 2018-19

More Jobs

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Government’s number one priority is creating more jobs. More jobs mean stronger economic growth.

Budget 2018 invests in creating and growing our economy.

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More Jobs

  • $26.6 million to deliver smarter and more targeted tourism marketing
  • $52.5 million to establish new tourism infrastructure to create more memorable experiences for our visitors
  • $626.4 million to upgrade the Territory’s roads
  • $66 million to progress the City Deals projects
  • $30 million to enhance art galleries in Arnhem, Katherine and Tennant Creek as part of the National Iconic Arts Trail
  • $79.5 million for health infrastructure to improve the wellbeing of Territorians
  • $171.2 million in Territory funding to continue the $1.1 billion 10-year Remote Housing Investment Package with the Australian Government providing an additional $110 million a year for five years
  • $61 million for new and upgraded urban public housing
  • $5.33 million over three years to implement the 135 recommendations of the scientific inquiry into hydraulic fracturing
  • $0.4 million to continue facilitation of major agribusiness projects

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