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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/08/2004   
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Contents >> Crime and Justice >> Expenditure on public order and safety

The Steering Committee for the Review of Commonwealth/State Service Provision, in its Report on Government Services 2004, estimated that approximately $314 per person was spent by governments on justice in Tasmania in 2002-03. This figure is based on recurrent expenditure and does not include spending by governments on items such as capital works (i.e. new police stations, prisons or court facilities). In 2002-03, some $120 million was spent on police services, with a further $28 million spent on corrective services.


GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE ON PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY, Tasmania(a)(b)

1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

Justice sector
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

Police services
101
101
104
114
120
Court administration - criminal
8
8
9
9
10
Court administration - civil(c)
4
3
4
4
4
Corrective services(d)
20
22
24
26
28

(a) In 2002-03 dollars.
(b) Recurrent expenditure plus depreciation less revenue from own sources.
(c) Excludes the costs of probate hearings.
(d) Includes costs of prisoner transport and escort services. For all years, the expenditure on corrective services is the

same as that reported in the corresponding Report on Government Services.

Source: Steering Committee for the Review of Commonwealth/State Service Provision, Report on Government Services 2004


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