Northern Territory of Australia Government Gazette

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The Northern Territory of Australia Government Gazette (1869; 1873-present) is the current name for the government gazette of the Northern Territory. During the period from 1863 until 1 January 1911, the Northern Territory was annexed and then administered by the Government of South Australia, and afterwards it was transferred to Commonwealth control. In the earliest days of colonisation, the Gazette was published in at least five different Northern Territory newspapers, which are still available online through Trove.[1][2] They were:

In the period during and immediately after World War 2 (i.e. 1942-1946), the Gazette ceased to be published locally and was instead included in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Since 1978, the Territory has been allowed responsible government, with a First Minister and a Legislative Assembly, within which the Gazette has evolved into its current form.[4][5] Gazettes are now published in the following separate series:[1]

  • Censorship (C)
  • Classification of Films (CF)
  • General (G)
  • Mining (M)
  • Public service (PS)
  • Registration (R)
  • Special (S)


  1. ^ a b c "Government Gazettes: Northern Territory | National Library of Australia". Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  2. ^ Northern Territory (1873). Government gazette. Darwin.
  3. ^ "Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927)". Trove. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  4. ^ Territory, Northern (1979). Government gazette. G. Darwin, N.T. : Government Printer.
  5. ^ Library, LIAC. "Research Guides: States' and Territories' legislation and government: Northern Territory". Retrieved 22 September 2018.

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