Financial Assistance Grant to individual local governing bodies—Northern Territory 2018–19

The Australian Government has provided over $52 billion under the Financial Assistance Grant program to local government since 1974–75 (including 2018–19).

This page contains information on the 2018–19 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 2018–19
2018–19 Early Payment
made in June 2018
2018–19 Cash Payments
to be made in 2018–19
Total of the early
and cash payments
General PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGeneral PurposeLocal RoadsTotalGrant Total
Alice Springs Town Council $364,389 $483,843 $848,232 $325,377 $477,679 $803,056 $1,651,288
Barkly Regional Council $918,772 $230,470 $1,149,242 $820,406 $228,970 $1,049,376 $2,198,618
Belyuen Community Government Council $13,897 $16,791 $30,688 $12,409 $16,494 $28,903 $59,591
Central Desert Regional Council $480,049 $435,199 $915,248 $602,625 $452,319 $1,054,944 $1,970,192
City of Darwin $884,347 $947,931 $1,832,278 $930,300 $965,796 $1,896,096 $3,728,374
City of Palmerston $372,674 $457,541 $830,215 $411,988 $456,831 $868,819 $1,699,034
Coomalie Community Government Council $13,677 $229,932 $243,609 $16,935 $249,323 $266,258 $509,867
East Arnhem Regional Council $1,563,096 $631,560 $2,194,656 $1,666,357 $625,572 $2,291,929 $4,486,585
Katherine Town Council $312,419 $321,787 $634,206 $278,970 $318,997 $597,967 $1,232,173
Litchfield Council $253,012 $1,312,030 $1,565,042 $292,208 $1,315,119 $1,607,327 $3,172,369
Local Government Association of the Northern Territory Inc $0 $788,186 $788,186 $0 $792,070 $792,070 $1,580,256
MacDonnell Regional Council $894,208 $508,333 $1,402,541 $930,024 $502,858 $1,432,882 $2,835,423
Roper Gulf Regional Council $942,194 $543,666 $1,485,860 $1,071,060 $542,529 $1,613,589 $3,099,449
Tiwi Islands Regional Council $225,451 $497,065 $722,516 $201,314 $487,267 $688,581 $1,411,097
Victoria Daly Regional Council $261,802 $359,449 $621,251 $233,772 $347,032 $580,804 $1,202,055
Wagait Shire Council $4,527 $28,127 $32,654 $7,442 $27,628 $35,070 $67,724
West Arnhem Regional Council $638,588 $605,792 $1,244,380 $621,917 $593,575 $1,215,492 $2,459,872
West Daly Regional Council $277,220 $445,886 $723,106 $264,585 $446,548 $711,133 $1,434,239
Totals $8,420,322 $8,843,588 $17,263,910 $8,687,689 $8,846,607 $17,534,296 $34,798,206

Note: The 2018–19 cash payment consists of the 2018–19 estimated entitlement and the adjustment created from the difference between the 2017–18 final entitlement and 2017–18 estimated entitlement.