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Payment to the ACT to compensate for the effects of National Capital influence on the costs of providing municipal services

Payment to the ACT to compensate for the effects of National Capital influence on the costs of providing municipal services
(Contributing division: Territories and Local Government)
Achieved

Effectiveness: Reduced costs to the ACT of National Capital influences on municipal services

Cost: $8.7 million

Location: ACT

Payments of Commonwealth funds totalling $8.7 million were made fortnightly during 2002-03 to the ACT Government (under a longstanding agreement between the two governments) to offset additional costs borne by the ACT in providing municipal services arising from Canberra's role as the national capital.

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