NT Budget 2018-19

Safer Communities

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Every Territorian has the right to feel safe and secure. That's why the Territory Government is investing in tackling crime and the long-term causes of crime.

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Safer Communities

  • $11.82 million to deliver:
    • 75 police auxiliary liquor inspectors at take-away liquor outlets
    • 12 police officers to focus on secondary supply issues
    • 10 operational support staff to focus on compliance activities
  • $2.5 million for 10 additional mobile closed-circuit television units to be outside take-away liquor outlets
  • $6 million to operate and maintain the Banned Drinker Register
  • $10 million for towards the recruitment of 120 new police officers
  • $45 million to replace Nightcliff's John Stokes Square public housing complex
  • $28.2 million to fast-track the construction of the 24-hour Palmerston Police Station
  • $0.86 million ongoing for 6 public housing safety officers in Katherine and Tennant Creek
  • $66.95 million to develop and implement a new information management platform
  • $18.54 for police to work with the community to deliver improved outcomes for at-risk young people
  • $22.95 million to implement a new staffing and operating model for youth detention facilities
  • $11.4 million to establish coordination hubs and increase child and family centres to 17

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