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People and Community

The Northern Territory is a great place for people to live and work and the Government offers the full range of services one would expect in towns and cities.

On these pages you will find a range of information for people who presently live in the Northern Territory.

If you are thinking about moving here at some in the future, you may also visit the Territory websiteLeaves this site where you find a range of information about living and working in the Territory.
If you are planning to visit the Territory for a holiday, go to the TravelNT websiteLeaves this site.





Employment opportunities with the Northern Territory Government include administrative positions, apprenticeships and cadetships, graduate programs, police fire and emergency services, nursing, and teaching.
We aim to encourage all Territorians to live a healthy & active lifestyle.
Learn about the many ceremonial aspects that can form part of an Australia Day event which have become both a tradition and a symbol of our national day.
Bushtel is a central point for information about the regions in the Northern Territory, its people and communities, its cultural and historical influences and the statistics and data that allow for informed decision-making.
The department's role is to: lead whole of government implementation of services delivered under the Stronger Futures and Remote Services Delivery National Partnership Agreements coordinate whole-of-government Indigenous policy build regional economies through enterprise development, job creation and infrastructure investment provide interpreting and translating services to improve access to services for all Territorians.
Darwin Runners & Walkers meet every Wednesday night in locations in and around Darwin to go for a run or walk. You can usually choose between a 2km and a 5km event. Members' times are recorded via electronic chip and published on this website.
Secure NT is your gateway to information on emergency situations in the Northern Territory. Extreme weather events are part of life in the Territory, so its important to know how to prepare for them especially during cyclone season. This site offers information on how to prepare for cyclones and other natural disasters as well as advice on response and recovery efforts.
Small Grants for Small Rural Communities - Grants of up to $5,000.
Caring for Ageing in Rural Australia - Grants of up to $10,000
ANZ Seeds of Renewal - Grants of up to $15,000
NT Statutory Public Holidays
Neighbourhood Watch NT is a very successful community based crime prevention program in the Northern Territory aimed at the protection of property and personal safety.
The Northern Territory Library has been enriching the lives of Territorians for over 30 years. Our services help Territorians connect with the past, contribute to the present, and learn for the future.
The Northern Territory Population Projections have been developed to meet the needs of Northern Territory Government agencies as well as the broader community.
RedHOT Arts develops and promotes the distinctive cross cultural arts sector of Central Australia. RedHot Arts is an umbrella organisation supporting the development and marketing of the arts in Central Australia.
Secure NT is your gateway to information on emergency situations in the Northern Territory. Extreme weather events are part of life in the Territory, so its important to know how to prepare for them especially during cyclone season. This site offers information on how to prepare for cyclones and other natural disasters as well as advice on response and recovery efforts.
Qualified teachers, including graduates and experienced professionals are invited to turn their knowledge into the experience of a lifetime. Teaching in the Territory gives you a range of benefits such as an excellent salary, great professional development, up to 3 airfares a year, a laptop for every teacher in an NT Government school and a great lifestyle.
The Northern Territory offers many opportunities for families, business people and individuals. Find everything from living, touring, studying, getting a job to investing in business in the territory. It is home to people representing more than 100 nationalities as well as the quarter of the population who identify themselves as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
The Tribute to Northern Territory Women was initiated in 2002 for International Women's Day, to give Territorians the opportunity to recognise, celebrate and commemorate the achievements of outstanding Northern Territory women and their contribution to the economic, social and cultural life of Territorians.
Leaders make important decisions about what happens in our communities. Half of our population is women, but not half of our leaders. Women need to be more involved in making the decisions that affect their lives. This website has information that may help women develop their leadership skills and get involved in decision making.

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