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Indigenous spending focuses on NT

Another $11.8 million will extend the Cape York Welfare Reform Trial.
Another $11.8 million will extend the Cape York Welfare Reform Trial.

THE vast majority of funds for Indigenous affairs will continue to be spent in the Northern Territory.

Some $5.2 billion was allocated to closing the gap on Indigenous disadvantage, $3.4 billion of which will be spent in the NT, while $43 million will be spent on essential services in Aboriginal communities outside the Territory.

Another $11.8 million will extend the Cape York Welfare Reform Trial.

Topics:  federal budget 2012, indigenous affairs




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