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2015–16 ACT BUDGET

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Education for Belconnen

The ACT Government is delivering $1.1 billion this year for education.

In Belconnen, this funds:

Education initiatives in the Budget for Belconnen include:

Health for Belconnen

This year the ACT's health Budget has grown to $1.5 billion – the biggest it has ever been.

In Belconnen, some of this funding goes to:

Health initiatives in the Budget in Belconnen include:

Emergency Services for Belconnen

The Budget ensures that we are well equipped to respond to emergencies in the ACT and deliver the services Canberrans need and expect.

In Belconnen, the ACT Government is funding:

Urban Renewal for Belconnen

The Budget is delivering extra funding to spruce up our suburbs with more mowing, cleaning, weeding and other maintenance.

This means:

The Budget also funds renewal in West Belconnen, with work continuing on the Riverview development.

The ACT Government Funds

Right Across Canberra

Record funding in Health

More hospital beds, more operations and better health facilities with upgrades at The Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital, and work continuing on the new University of Canberra Public Hospital.

New funding to address domestic violence

Expanding the capacity of three key domestic and sexual violence crisis services; support for ACT public schools to provide programs and additional training for teachers; additional support for children and young people who may be experiencing domestic violence; and contribution to the national campaign to reduce violence against women and their children.

Better digital technology in schools

Ongoing replacement and refresh of computers and the expansion of wireless internet capability in our primary schools.

More funding to keep our community safe

A boost in funding to the services that support ACT Policing's frontline operations.

The ACT Government's Vision for Canberra

The 2015-16 Budget is for Canberra. The ACT Government is joining with the community and our local businesses to renew the city and bolster our economy to support jobs for Canberrans.

We want Canberra to remain the world's most liveable city and a place all Canberrans can be proud of.

In 2015-16, the Government will spend $4.7 billion in the delivery of services to the people of Canberra. The government will also invest a further $825 million in infrastructure (and a total of $2.8 billion over the next four years).

Where our money goes