NT Parks masterplan 2023-53
This publication sets out the plan for the next 30 years to ensure the diversity and integrity of the Northern Territory’s natural and cultural heritage remains intact.
NT Parks 10 year activation plan
The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory’s Activation Plan is a key strategic document that provides a 10 year plan for development and improvement of infrastructure on parks and reserves.
Inquiry into community safety, support services and job opportunities in the Northern Territory
The Joint Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs has published this report on its inquiry into community safety, support services and job opportunities in the Northern Territory. The report makes several recommendations to the Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments in the wake...
Proposed actions for alcohol related harm in central Australian communities
This report recommends that the NT Government, with the help and partnership of the Commonwealth, acts to implement immediate restrictions for takeaway alcohol on town camps and nearby remote communities.
Hey! Hear me out
This project aimed to understand what helps, and what makes it hard for First Nations NDIS participants who are deaf or hard of hearing, to use their NDIS plans in a way that meet their needs and aspirations.
Mapping the digital gap: Galiwin'ku, East Arnhem Land NT community outcomes report 2022
Yungirrna Bukulatjpi, Cyril Bukulatjpi
This report is intended to assist local and regional agencies, including Yalu, East Arnhem Regional Council (EARC) and Northern Land Council, to better understand the key barriers to digital inclusion in Galiwin’ku. It is designed to provide a basis for a local digital inclusion plan...
Review of Effective Enrolment: final report
This review report aims to provide options on alternative methodologies to allocate a funding pool to schools based on student numbers, as part of the broader School Resourcing Model allocation.
Mapping the digital gap: Yuelamu, Northern Territory community outcomes report 2022
Based on 37 surveys and 12 stakeholder interviews, this report outlines the initial findings from the researchers' initial 2022 visit, and highlights the current access and use of media, telecommunications and online services, as well as the digital inclusion and service delivery challenges in Yuelamu...
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...
The extent of violence inflicted on adolescent Aboriginal girls in the Northern Territory
Kylie Stothers, Tamika Williams, Steven Guthridge
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are at very high risk of violence, but there is little evidence about the age at which their higher exposure to violence commences. The aim of this study was to investigate violence inflicted on Aboriginal girls during childhood...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...