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Northern Territory

Report

Mapping the digital gap: Tennant Creek, Barkley region, Northern Territory community outcomes report 2022

Based on 44 surveys and 13 interviews with residents and stakeholders, this report outlines the findings from the researchers' initial 2022 visit, and highlights the current access and use of media, communications and online services and the digital inclusion challenges in Tennant Creek and across...
Report

The Territory Gap: comparing Australia’s remote Indigenous communities

The major finding of this research is that the Northern Territory has the worst economic outcomes for Indigenous people in remote or very remote locations of any state or territory in Australia by some margin.
Strategy

Digital transformation plan

The Northern Territory government is enhancing the delivery, convenience and accessibility of digital government services through the launch of this 'Digital Transformation Plan'. The plan continues the government’s digital transformation journey towards a more streamlined and convenient service for Territorians and businesses.
Strategy

Northern Territory disability strategy 2022–2032

This strategy was developed with expertise from the Disability Advisory Committee (NT) and community input, including from those with lived experience of disability, taking into account their families, carers and significant others, government and non-government services. The strategy and three-year action plan is the first...
Report

Simplifying the system or deepening poverty? The new Remote Rent Framework in the Northern Territory

In this paper, the authors outline their understanding of the new Rental Rebate Policy as it is described in Northern Territory government documents. They also discuss some potential adverse consequences that may arise from its implementation.
Report

Northern Territory Treaty Commission: final report

Since its commencement in March 2019, the Northern Territory Treaty Commission has consulted with Aboriginal people across the Northern Territory and conducted research to inform the development of a framework for Treaty negotiations between First Nations Territorians and the Northern Territory (NT) Government. This report...
Strategy

Northern Territory circular economy strategy 2022-2027

This strategy builds on and supersedes the Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority’s Waste Management Strategy for the Northern Territory 2015-2022, and its implementation with consideration to other relevant key Territory policies and strategies.
Strategy

Northern Territory community housing growth strategy: 2022-32

This strategy has been developed to transform the way social and affordable housing is delivered to Territorians through supporting a diverse and sustainable community housing sector.
Report

Remote housing in the Northern Territory

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the National Indigenous Australians Agency’s administration of funding for remote housing in the Northern Territory.
Position paper

Northern Territory infrastructure framework position paper

The Northern Territory government is seeking stakeholder and public feedback on this position paper, which sets the vision, purpose and implementation pathways to prioritise government investment in infrastructure.
Report

Township leasing and the democratisation of opportunity

Township leasing was a significant 2006 reform to the Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Act 1976 (ALRA). This paper discusses township leasing from an institutional economics perspective. It argues that despite its noble intentions, ALRA created an extractive institutional framework for Indigenous people living on ALRA...
Evaluation

Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye: “Safe, respected and free from violence” projects evaluation

This evaluation uses a mixed method approach, and includes an assessment of the impact of the project on participants’ attitudes towards and beliefs about gender, violence and Aboriginal culture. The study also assesses the extent to which resources and media developed by the two projects...
Report

Story of our children and young people: Northern Territory 2021

This is the second publication of the biennial 'Story of our children and young people.' The publication addresses the demand for an evidence-base to inform actions to improve outcomes for the children and young people of the Northern Territory.
Strategy

Northern Territory education engagement strategy 2022-2031

This strategy has been developed to set a new course for student engagement and improve educational outcomes in the Northern Territory.
Strategy

Northern Territory Aboriginal justice agreement 2021–2027

The Northern Territory Aboriginal Justice Agreement (the Agreement) outlines how the parties will work together to improve justice outcomes for Aboriginal Territorians. The Agreement has three aims and identifies the commitments and actions to be delivered over seven years.
Report

Oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin: interim report

This interim report outlines the current findings from the Senate inquiry into oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin, with particular reference to the Industry Research and Development (Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program) Instrument 2021, which provides public money for oil and gas...
Policy

Northern Territory seniors policy 2021-2026

This policy document outlines a five-year plan to be implemented as a whole-of-government approach to address the needs and aspirations of the seniors population in the Northern Territory, and plan for emerging generations of seniors.
Journal article

“The talking bit of medicine, that’s the most important bit”: doctors and Aboriginal interpreters collaborate to transform culturally competent hospital care

This pilot was part of a larger Participatory Action Research study examining strategies to achieve culturally safe communication at Royal Darwin Hospital.
Strategy

Northern Territory electric vehicle strategy and implementation plan 2021-2026

The Northern Territory government has developed an electric vehicle (EV) strategy and implementation plan, following community support for EVs in a 2019 discussion paper.