Northern Territory

The Australian Government has provided over $67 billion under the Financial Assistance Grant program to local government since 1974–75 (including 2023-24). This page contains information on the 2023-24 grant to Northern Territory.

Financial Assistance Grants to Northern Territory PDF: 81 KB

Territory summary

General purpose and local road financial assistance grant

Northern Territory

Local Government Area

Financial Assistance Grant Entitlement for 2023-24

Early Payments from 2023-24
made in 2023

Cash Payments to be
made in 2023-24

Total of the early and cash payments

General Purpose

Local Roads

Total

General Purpose

Local Roads

Total

Grant Total

Alice Springs Town Council

$708,152

$1,182,662

$1,890,814

$104,831

$66,598

$171,429

$2,062,243

Barkly Regional Council

$2,076,027

$555,539

$2,631,566

$47,495

$21,519

$69,014

$2,700,580

Belyuen Community Government Council

$27,123

$40,520

$67,643

$621

$1,570

$2,191

$69,834

Central Desert Regional Council

$1,252,425

$1,414,878

$2,667,303

$28,653

$69,595

$98,248

$2,765,551

City of Darwin

$2,106,408

$2,428,941

$4,535,349

$122,135

$93,627

$215,762

$4,751,111

City of Palmerston

$1,079,561

$1,295,623

$2,375,184

$24,698

$64,045

$88,743

$2,463,927

Coomalie Community Government Council

$35,277

$633,825

$669,102

$1,354

$24,551

$25,905

$695,007

East Arnhem Regional Council

$4,086,000

$1,548,622

$5,634,622

$93,480

$69,834

$163,314

$5,797,936

Katherine Town Council

$524,360

$760,066

$1,284,426

$11,996

$29,441

$41,437

$1,325,863

Litchfield Council

$669,536

$3,194,132

$3,863,668

$15,318

$163,461

$178,779

$4,042,447

Local Government Association of the Northern Territory Inc

$0

$1,981,821

$1,981,821

$0

$113,617

$113,617

$2,095,438

MacDonnell Regional Council

$2,440,223

$1,258,748

$3,698,971

$55,827

$52,846

$108,673

$3,807,644

Roper Gulf Regional Council

$2,449,880

$1,333,646

$3,783,526

$84,625

$55,674

$140,299

$3,923,825

Tiwi Islands Regional Council

$455,188

$1,198,316

$1,653,504

$25,668

$46,418

$72,086

$1,725,590

Victoria Daly Regional Council

$570,551

$875,240

$1,445,791

$62,569

$33,902

$96,471

$1,542,262

Wagait Shire Council

$16,581

$67,896

$84,477

$379

$2,630

$3,009

$87,486

West Arnhem Regional Council

$1,513,006

$1,413,043

$2,926,049

$249,930

$54,734

$304,664

$3,230,713

West Daly Regional Council

$675,962

$1,181,669

$1,857,631

$15,465

$45,769

$61,234

$1,918,865

Totals

$20,686,260

$22,365,187

$43,051,447

$945,044

$1,009,831

$1,954,875

$45,006,322

The 2023-24 cash payment consists of the 2023-24 estimated entitlement and the adjustment created from the difference between the 2022-23 final entitlement and 2022-23 estimated entitlement.