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Outcomes and Programs Administered by the NCA

Below are details of the NCA’s outcomes and programs as set out in the NCA’s 2018-19 Portfolio Budget Statement (published in May 2018) and the NCA Corporate Plan for 2018-19 to 2021-22 (published in August 2018).

Outcome 1:

Manage the strategic planning, promotion and enhancement of Canberra as the National Capital for all Australians through the development and administration of the National Capital Plan, operation of the National Capital Exhibition, delivery of education and awareness programs, and works to enhance the character of the National Capital.

Program 1.1 – National Capital Functions – $20.744 million

  • Planning and designing areas of special national importance in Canberra, and informing and educating the community about these areas, contributes to Outcome 1 ensuring that the National Capital is planned and promoted consistent with its enduring national significance.

Program 1.1 Deliverables

During 2018-19 and the forward years, the NCA committed to

  • Continue to develop and implement a comprehensive planning framework for the Australian Capital Territory
  • keep the National Capital Plan (the Plan) under constant review and, when required, propose, draft and consult on amendments to the Plan
  • assess and manage applications to undertake works in Designated Areas to ensure that they are in accordance with the Plan
  • provide, with Ministerial approval, consultancy services either within Australia or overseas
  • maintain, manage and promote the NCA’s visitor services and attractions
  • create and deliver the NCA’s touring exhibitions with an educative focus
  • foster an awareness of Canberra’s role as National Capital

Program 1.2 – National Capital Estate – $27.975 million

  • The management and enhancement of national land programme contributes to Outcome 1 by ensuring that national assets are managed and renewed to enhance the character of the National Capital.

Program 1.2 Deliverables

During 2018-19 and the forward years, the NCA committed to

  • develop and renew assets on National Land in accordance with their national significance
  • hold appropriate levels of insurance cover for the main risks associated with assets on National Land
  • implement and manage a robust asset maintenance plan that addresses the severity of asset conditions.