NT Budget 2018-19

Regional Highlights

The Northern Territory map showing all regions.

Darwin

  • $27.7 million to deliver VET for Territorians
  • $35.69 million for out of home care and child protection services
  • $266 million to provide two police stations, three fire stations, one fire and emergency volunteer group, training college and a forensic laboratory

Palmerston & Litchfield

  • $34.04 million for out of home care and child protection services
  • $135 million to provide care to adult prisoners at Darwin Correctional Centre
  • $42.6 million to continue construction of the new Zuccoli government primary school

Top End Rural

  • $45.69 million for primary, middle and senior years education in government and non-government schools
  • $131 million in Territory funding over four years for infrastructure upgrades
  • $50 million to construct a new marine facility at Mandorah

Katherine

  • $30 million to support and progress the development of the Katherine Logistics and Agribusiness Hub
  • $45 million over four years for the new SerPro policing management system
  • $39.92 million to provide police, fire and emergency services, including 10 police stations and a further two police stations, one fire station and eight fire and emergency volunteer groups

Central Australia

  • $142.22 million for primary, middle and senior years education in government and non-government schools
  • $19.4 million to improve Maryvale Road
  • $262.28 million for hospital services including patient travel and aeromedical retrieval services

East Arnhem

  • $86.04 million for primary, middle and senior years education in government and non-government schools
  • $16.2 million to upgrade and seal priority sections of the Central Arnhem Road
  • $15.5 million for cyclone rectification works at Galiwin'ku

Barkly

  • $24.4 million for a visitor park, student boarding accommodation, and social and affordable housing to reduce overcrowding
  • $40.19 million for primary, middle and senior years education in government and non-government schools
  • $15.9 million in Territory and Commonwealth funding to strengthen and widen sections of the Tablelands Highway under the Beef Roads Program

Territory Wide

  • $66.95 million over five years (from 2018-19) for the new CARE system
  • $77.7 million for the Indigenous Essential Services program providing electricity, water and sewerage in 72 remote Aboriginal communities
  • $500 million to construct new public housing