NT Government Agency Details
Northern Territory Government
Tel: +61 8 8999 5511
The department supports new and existing businesses in the Northern Territory through services such as the Territory Business Centres and the Upskills programs. It also focuses on ensuring business has an adequate workforce through programs that involve the attraction of workers from interstate and overseas, providing support for Indigenous employment programs and ensuring that government understands the current and emerging needs of business and industry.
The Department of the Chief Minister supports the Chief Minister and government in economic development and in developing a confident, growing and socially cohesive Northern Territory.
Treasury provides specialist fiscal, economic and commercial policy advice and services to the Northern Territory Government to assist it to deliver services and infrastructure for the benefit of Territorians.
The Department of Justice incorporates all elements of the public justice system with the exception of policing and also has a strong regulatory role. The department delivers a range of services to build a safe, fair and just Northern Territory.
Tel: +61 8 8935 7777
Fax: +61 8 8935 7779
Power and Water is the Northern Territory's premier provider of electricity, water and sewerage services. It has a proven track record in electricity generation, power transmission and distribution networks, water and sewerage services, rural and remote services and retail services.
Tel: +61 8 8923 4681
The department plays a lead role in planning, constructing and maintaining government infrastructure across the Territory.
The department is also responsible for construction of all social and Government Employee Housing on an agency basis to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Regional Services.
Tel: +61 08 8999 4620
The Northern Territory Department of Lands and Planning has the responsibility for developing and providing the strategic planning and growth frameworks, strategies and infrastructure plans required to sustainably develop the Territory.
Important areas of focus will include comprehensive analysis of growth trends to inform government decision making, a strategic land use plan for the greater Darwin region, Territory wide residential and industrial land release programs, planning for the City of Weddell and a new regional transport framework.
Tel: +61 08 8999 5511
The department provides and promotes quality education and training for Territorians and employs 4,500 people across the Territory, including 3,800 teachers, principals and other school staff. The department is also working to increase access to training pathways for Territorians to build or expand their skills.
The department is responsible for conserving, enhancing and ensuring access to, and enjoyment of, the Northern Territory’s natural and cultural assets. This includes native wildlife and habitats, renewable natural resources including water and natural landscapes, historic buildings and places, scientific and cultural collections as well as promotion and development of creative communities.
Tel: +61 8 8924 4218
The Department of Resources (DoR) is the government agency responsible for the optimal use of the Territory's fisheries, primary industries, mineral and energy resources and facilitating industry development in these vital economic sectors.
Tel: +61 8 8951 8111
The Department of Housing, Local Government and Regional Services plays an important role in the Northern Territory as its responsibilities affect the quality of life for all Territorians.
These responsibilities include housing, local government, governance and Indigenous services, water safety, animal welfare and a significant role within all NT Regions through regional offices in four locations.
Tel: +61 8 8999 6802
Tourism NT markets and influences the development of the Northern Territory as a competitive and compelling travel destination and works with tourism industry partners and stakeholders to achieve these outcomes,
Tel: +61 8 8999 3900
Fax: +61 8 8999 3888
A business division of the Northern Territory Government, the corporation is responsible for the management and operation of the Port of Darwin. It also provides support to the marine industry, development and management of the Darwin Wharf Precinct for tourism and recreation and provision of port and reception facilities for cruise and naval vessels.
The Land Development Corporation is the Northern Territory Government’s leading land developer. It provides companies easy access to a range of strategically located industrial and commercial land ready for development.
The Corporation assists key sectors to take advantage of major industrial projects in the region with a choice of lot sizes, locations and onsite facilities to suit the needs of a wide variety of industry and business.
The Corporation also applies its substantial knowledge and experience to the development of land for residential use to accommodate the Territory’s growing population and workforce.
A range of residential developments are underway that include working with the private sector on shared equity joint ventures.
The Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority is a statutory authority established under the Sacred Sites Act to administer sacred site protection in the NorthernTerritory at arms length from the Northern Territory Government. The Sacred Sites Act is considered to be best practice legislation for the protection of Aboriginal sacred sites.