Financial Assistance Grant to individual local governing bodies—Northern Territory 2020–21

The Australian Government has provided over $58 billion under the Financial Assistance Grant program to local government since 1974–75 (including 2020–21). This page contains information on the 2020–21 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 Entitlement for 2020–21
2020–21 Early Payment
made in 2020
Cash Payments
to be made in 2020–21
Total of the early
and cash payments
General PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGeneral PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGrant Total
Alice Springs Town Council $332,283 $503,965 $836,248 $286,037 $470,476 $756,513 $1,592,761
Barkly Regional Council $896,614 $253,288 $1,149,902 $815,135 $225,607 $1,040,742 $2,190,644
Belyuen Community Government Council $12,672 $17,335 $30,007 $10,910 $16,218 $27,128 $57,135
Central Desert Regional Council $520,462 $568,852 $1,089,314 $553,186 $556,482 $1,109,668 $2,198,982
City of Darwin $917,262 $983,127 $1,900,389 $867,932 $980,196 $1,848,128 $3,748,517
City of Palmerston $414,788 $581,262 $996,050 $409,323 $449,035 $858,358 $1,854,408
Coomalie Community Government Council $13,395 $265,243 $278,638 $16,105 $249,533 $265,638 $544,276
East Arnhem Regional Council $1,724,296 $666,367 $2,390,663 $1,625,954 $615,993 $2,241,947 $4,632,610
Katherine Town Council $284,893 $311,123 $596,016 $245,240 $318,266 $563,506 $1,159,522
Litchfield Council $266,513 $1,350,434 $1,616,947 $283,958 $1,309,781 $1,593,739 $3,210,686
Local Government Association of the Northern Territory Inc $0 $812,735 $812,735 $0 $781,431 $781,431 $1,594,166
MacDonnell Regional Council $992,644 $524,675 $1,517,319 $949,590 $494,682 $1,444,272 $2,961,591
Roper Gulf Regional Council $997,021 $560,977 $1,557,998 $1,036,923 $541,772 $1,578,695 $3,136,693
Tiwi Islands Regional Council $205,586 $513,200 $718,786 $180,808 $479,082 $659,890 $1,378,676
Victoria Daly Regional Council $238,735 $371,303 $610,038 $213,351 $353,478 $566,829 $1,176,867
Wagait Shire Council $3,976 $29,037 $33,013 $7,192 $27,167 $34,359 $67,372
West Arnhem Regional Council $667,884 $648,483 $1,316,367 $596,971 $582,150 $1,179,121 $2,495,488
West Daly Regional Council $290,120 $537,160 $827,280 $247,208 $442,007 $689,215 $1,516,495
Totals $8,779,144 $9,498,566 $18,277,710 $8,345,823 $8,893,356 $17,239,179 $35,516,889

Notes: The 2020–21 cash payment consists of the 2020–21 estimated entitlement and the adjustment created from the difference between the 2019–20 final entitlement and 2019–20 estimated entitlement.