Northern Territory Government

Northern Territory Budget 2016-17

Regional highlights

Northern Territory regions

Darwin

  • $400.95 million for better schools and training
  • $8.3 million to provide cardiothoracic and neurological services
  • $2.4 million for the Leanyer Recreation Park

Palmerston & Litchfield

  • $175.78 million for safer communities
  • $78.4 million in Territory and Commonwealth funding to continue work on the Palmerston Regional Hospital
  • $6.4 million for the Territory Wildlife Park

Top End Rural

  • $15 million over two years to upgrade and seal selected sections of Gunn Point Road
  • $6.05 million to support economic development
  • $3.51 million to provide public transport services including the regional bus service on the Tiwi Islands

Katherine

  • $123.13 million for better schools and training
  • $10.66 million to facilitate the release of residential land
  • $5.9 million to seal priority sections of Lajamanu Road

Central Australia

  • $314.41 million for better health
  • $116.25 million for safer communities
  • $8.5 million over two years for the Alice Springs smart grid trial

East Arnhem

  • $16 million over two years to upgrade the road between Ramingining and Central Arnhem
  • $4.5 million for the Ramingining School multipurpose hall/cyclone shelter
  • $9.85 million for cyclone rectification works

Barkly

  • $59.95 million for better schools and training
  • $7 million to continue strengthening six bridges on the Tablelands Highway
  • $1.25 million to support economic development

Territory Wide

  • $589.6 million for roads and transport
  • $185.9 million over five years to revolutionise healthcare delivery through the Core Clinical Systems Renewal Program
  • $140.4 million over five years for the Northern Territory Housing Strategy