Financial Assistance Grant to individual local governing bodies—Northern Territory 2017-18

The Australian Government has provided over $50.9 billion under the Financial Assistance Grant program to local government since 1974–75 (including 2017–18).

This page contains information on the 2017–18 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 2017–18
2017–18 Cash PaymentsCash Payments to be
made in 2017–18
Total of the early
and cash payments
General PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGeneral PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGrant Total
City of Darwin $870,841 $906,098 $1,776,939 $869,415 $921,740 $1,791,155 $3,568,094
Tiwi Islands Regional Council $221,469 $485,444 $706,913 $222,183 $473,024 $695,207 $1,402,120
City of Palmerston $363,958 $412,240 $776,198 $369,401 $469,993 $839,394 $1,615,592
Litchfield Council $248,026 $1,271,332 $1,519,358 $249,860 $1,258,587 $1,508,447 $3,027,805
Belyuen Community Government Council $13,185 $16,398 $29,583 $14,162 $15,980 $30,142 $59,725
Coomalie Community Government Council $13,607 $208,280 $221,887 $13,306 $235,076 $248,382 $470,269
Wagait Shire Council $4,480 $27,469 $31,949 $4,428 $26,766 $31,194 $63,143
West Arnhem Regional Council $615,833 $591,628 $1,207,461 $640,793 $576,492 $1,217,285 $2,424,746
East Arnhem Regional Council $1,584,012 $605,368 $2,189,380 $1,491,965 $612,433 $2,104,398 $4,293,778
Victoria Daly Regional Council $252,834 $351,045 $603,879 $262,345 $342,064 $604,409 $1,208,288
West Daly Regional Council $274,925 $433,432 $708,357 $270,603 $426,347 $696,950 $1,405,307
Katherine Town Council $284,302 $314,264 $598,566 $330,463 $306,223 $636,686 $1,235,252
Roper Gulf Regional Council $937,370 $530,955 $1,468,325 $916,731 $517,371 $1,434,102 $2,902,427
Barkly Regional Council $888,000 $225,081 $1,113,081 $919,979 $219,324 $1,139,303 $2,252,384
Alice Springs Town Council $363,256 $472,530 $835,786 $353,810 $460,441 $814,251 $1,650,037
Central Desert Regional Council $486,441 $425,024 $911,465 $458,236 $414,150 $872,386 $1,783,851
MacDonnell Regional Council $893,441 $495,806 $1,389,247 $866,235 $484,389 $1,350,624 $2,739,871
Local Government Association of the Northern Territory $748,156 $748,156 $771,653 $771,653 $1,519,809
Totals $8,315,980 $8,520,550 $16,836,530 $16,836,530 $8,532,053 $16,785,968 $33,622,498

Note: The 2017–18 cash payment consists of the 2017–18 estimated entitlement and the adjustment created from the difference between the 2016–17 final entitlement and 2016–17 estimated entitlement.