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Northern Territory

Government has provided over $61 billion under the Financial Assistance Grant program to local government since 1974–75 (including 2021–22). This page contains information on the 2021–22 grant to Northern Territory.

Financial Assistance Grants to Northern Territory PDF: 69 KB 

Territory summary

General purpose and local road financial assistance grant

Northern Territory

Local Government Area Financial Assistance Grant Entitlement for 2021–22
2021–22 Early Payment
made in 2021
Cash Payments
to be made in 2021–22
Total of the early
and cash payments
General Purpose Local Roads Total General Purpose Local Roads Total Grant Total
Alice Springs Town Council $300,080 $505,087 $805,167 $387,416 $528,130 $915,546 $1,720,713
Barkly Regional Council $855,155 $242,204 $1,097,359 $985,311 $243,458 $1,228,769 $2,326,128
Belyuen Community Government Council $11,446 $17,411 $28,857 $12,102 $17,991 $30,093 $58,950
Central Desert Regional Council $580,345 $597,420 $1,177,765 $478,908 $617,426 $1,096,334 $2,274,099
City of Darwin $910,544 $1,052,304 $1,962,848 $937,715 $1,024,487 $1,962,202 $3,925,050
City of Palmerston $429,419 $482,068 $911,487 $487,220 $612,837 $1,100,057 $2,011,544
Coomalie Community Government Council $16,896 $267,890 $284,786 $13,648 $285,729 $299,377 $584,163
East Arnhem Regional Council $1,705,781 $661,309 $2,367,090 $1,805,553 $691,721 $2,497,274 $4,864,364
Katherine Town Council $257,280 $341,679 $598,959 $253,143 $322,389 $575,532 $1,174,491
Litchfield Council $297,899 $1,406,135 $1,704,034 $278,034 $1,392,637 $1,670,671 $3,374,705
Local Government Association of the Northern Territory Inc $0 $838,917 $838,917 $0 $819,012 $819,012 $1,657,929
MacDonnell Regional Council $996,211 $531,073 $1,527,284 $1,050,184 $544,462 $1,594,646 $3,121,930
Roper Gulf Regional Council $1,087,831 $581,628 $1,669,459 $1,023,653 $583,553 $1,607,206 $3,276,665
Tiwi Islands Regional Council $189,685 $514,326 $704,011 $197,503 $532,643 $730,146 $1,434,157
Victoria Daly Regional Council $223,826 $379,482 $603,308 $257,229 $385,214 $642,443 $1,245,751
Wagait Shire Council $7,545 $29,166 $36,711 $4,875 $30,155 $35,030 $71,741
West Arnhem Regional Council $626,280 $624,976 $1,251,256 $691,945 $673,480 $1,365,425 $2,616,681
West Daly Regional Council $259,344 $474,522 $733,866 $305,548 $557,908 $863,456 $1,597,322
Totals $8,755,567 $9,547,597 $18,303,164 $9,169,987 $9,863,232 $19,033,219 $37,336,383

Note: The 2021–22 cash payment consists of the 2021–22 estimated entitlement and the adjustment created from the difference between the 2020–21 final entitlement and 2020–21 estimated entitlement.