Financial Assistance Grant to individual local governing bodies—Northern Territory 2019–20

The Australian Government has provided over $56 billion under the Financial Assistance Grant program to local government since 1974–75 (including 2019–20). This page contains information on the 2019–20 grant to Northern Territory.

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Northern Territory

Territory summary

General purpose and local road financial assistance grant

Local Government AreaFinancial Assistance Grant for 2019-20
Early Payments from 2019-20
made in June 2019
Cash Payments to be
made in 2019-20
Total of the early
and cash payments
General PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGeneral PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGrant Total
Alice Springs Town Council $323,820 $495,645 $819,465 $323,942 $474,564 $798,506 $1,617,971
Barkly Regional Council $816,480 $237,582 $1,054,062 $874,107 $238,511 $1,112,618 $2,166,680
Belyuen Community Government Council $12,350 $17,114 $29,464 $12,354 $16,324 $28,678 $58,142
Central Desert Regional Council $599,741 $469,332 $1,069,073 $507,397 $535,665 $1,043,062 $2,112,135
City of Darwin $925,849 $1,002,121 $1,927,970 $894,236 $925,771 $1,820,007 $3,747,977
City of Palmerston $410,017 $474,013 $884,030 $404,376 $547,351 $951,727 $1,835,757
Coomalie Community Government Council $16,854 $258,701 $275,555 $13,059 $249,769 $262,828 $538,383
East Arnhem Regional Council $1,658,384 $649,101 $2,307,485 $1,681,012 $627,491 $2,308,503 $4,615,988
Katherine Town Council $277,635 $330,995 $608,630 $277,741 $292,972 $570,713 $1,179,343
Litchfield Council $290,810 $1,364,583 $1,655,393 $259,823 $1,271,649 $1,531,472 $3,186,865
Local Government Association of the Northern Territory Inc $0 $821,861 $821,861 $0 $765,320 $765,320 $1,587,181
MacDonnell Regional Council $925,574 $521,771 $1,447,345 $967,726 $494,065 $1,461,791 $2,909,136
Roper Gulf Regional Council $1,065,935 $562,935 $1,628,870 $971,993 $528,249 $1,500,242 $3,129,112
Tiwi Islands Regional Council $200,351 $505,594 $705,945 $200,425 $483,260 $683,685 $1,389,630
Victoria Daly Regional Council $232,653 $360,085 $592,738 $232,742 $349,641 $582,383 $1,175,121
Wagait Shire Council $7,406 $28,667 $36,073 $3,876 $27,343 $31,219 $67,292
West Arnhem Regional Council $618,941 $615,901 $1,234,842 $651,118 $610,650 $1,261,768 $2,496,610
West Daly Regional Council $263,319 $463,344 $726,663 $282,838 $505,822 $788,660 $1,515,323
Totals $8,646,119 $9,179,345 $17,825,464 $8,558,765 $8,944,417 $17,503,182 $35,328,646

Note: The 2019–20 cash payment consists of the 2019–20 estimated entitlement and the adjustment created from the difference between the 2018–19 final entitlement and 2018–19 estimated entitlement.