• Parliament House view from the front
  • Enjoy lunch on the Speaker's Green outside the Speaker's Cafe
  • Aerial view of Parliament House
  • Speaker's Green
  • Aerial view of Parliament House from Darwin Harbour

The Assembly next sits on 25 - 27 August 2015

For information regarding Estimates Hearings click here.

2015 Sitting Dates

Parliament Open Day
The Honourable Kezia Purick MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, welcomes visitors to Parliament House for an Open Day on Saturday 22 August 2015 from 9am – 3pm with the theme: the Three Arms of Government.  This will be a joint State Square Open Day with the Supreme Court (9am – 3pm) and Government House (2pm – 6pm) also opening their doors.

Events at Parliament House will include:

  • Tours of Parliament House
  • Special tour about construction of State Square
  • Chamber chat about the Three Arms of Government
  • Chamber chat with past members
  • Range of exhibits in Main Hall

Speaker’s Corner Café, the NT Craft Council shop and Northern Territory Library will also be open on the day.

For further information click here

Represent the Northern Territory at the 7th Commonwealth Youth Parliament 2015 in Darwin.
The Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory is looking for four young people to represent the Territory as delegates to the 7th Commonwealth Youth Parliament to be held in Darwin from 1 to 5 November 2015.
If you are aged between 18 and 29 years and want to represent the Northern Territory at this exciting event, you are invited to apply to the Northern Territory branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA).
You’ll have demonstrated your ability to provide leadership in youth organisations; have highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills with the proven ability to liaise effectively with people from diverse cultures; as well as knowledge of the Northern Territory and national youth issues. 
If this sounds like you, please complete this nomination form, a cover letter of no more than one page addressing the above selection criteria and your Curriculum Vitae, including two referees. Please email your application to ntparliament.edu@nt.gov.au.
Your travel (return airfare), accommodation and costs associated with the programme will be met. The closing date for applications is close of business Friday, 31 July 2015.

Speaker's Student Challenge 2015
Conditions of Entry
1. The Competition is open to Northern Territory students of any age enrolled in middle school, senior school or in tertiary institution.
2. Entries must be submitted by 4:00 pm, Friday 14 August 2015.
3. To enter, submit your form to ben.harris@nt.gov.au and your three-minute video via:
(a) A link to your video through a video sharing website (such as Youtube or Vimeo), and
(b) Please include a title of your video (you may also like to include a short description up to 50 words).
4. Only one entry per eligible Northern Territory student (no group entries allowed). Click here for further information.

Portrait of a Senior Territorian Entry Form - 2015
Entry forms must be received by COB - Monday 24 August 2015
For further information, please contact 8901 4159.

'Ice' Select Committee
The Committee will be holding public hearings and forums in Katherine on 14 July and Alice Springs on 21 July 2015.

Terms of Reference

Click here for further information or email LA.COMMITTEES@nt.gov.au

Chamber Documents - 4 June 2015
Chamber documents are used in the chamber to facilitate the conduct of parliamentary business. The documents include the daily agenda for each sitting day (Daily Program and Notice Paper) the Daily Hansard, Questions and minutes of proceedings. Click here.

Fuel Price Disclosure Bill Scrutiny Committee -
Media Release - 30 April 2015

Report into the Draft Fuel Price Disclosure Bill 2014

Click here for further information or email to lcomm@nt.gov.au

Port of Darwin Select Committee
Port of Darwin Report - April 2015
Media Release - Report Released -28 April 2015

Terms of Reference

For further information click here.

Stella Maris Report
Report, Inquiry into Stella Maris - 2014

Public Accounts Committee – Inquiry into Management of ICT Projects
The Public Accounts Committee is inquiring into government agencies’ management of information and communication technology (ICT) projects in the Northern Territory.  Click here for full terms of reference and instructions on making a submission.

Sessional Committee on the Northern Territory’s Energy Future
The Legislative Assembly has established the Committee on the Northern Territory's Energy Future to inquire into and report on issues relating to the Northern Territory’s future demands and supply of energy. Click here for full terms of reference.

Options for the Northern Territory to Become a State
On 6 December 2012, the Attorney-General referred the Options for the Northern Territory to become a State to the LCAC.  A copy of the referral can be found here.


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