Lost property on a bus

If you have lost property on a bus in Darwin or Alice Springs, you can submit a form online or call to notify the transport department.

Before you submit

The NT public bus system will hold on to lost property for up to 28 days depending on the item.

If the owner hasn't collected it by the end of the 28 days, then it is disposed of. Items that are soiled, smelly or perishable will be disposed of immediately.

The following items must be handed in to the NT police:

  • passports
  • valuable documents
  • expensive jewellery
  • cash over $100
  • dangerous items
  • illegal items or substances
  • firearms or any item that may be used as a weapon.

To contact the NT Police call 131 444.

When an item is identified as belonging to you, it can be claimed.

Submit form

Other ways to find lost property


For Darwin lost property call the Casuarina Interchange on 08 8924 7666.

Opening hours are Monday to Friday 6.45am to 4.30pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm.

Alice Springs

For Alice Springs lost property call the Buslink depot manager on 08 8952 5611 - Monday to Friday 9am to 3.30pm.

Last updated: 30 June 2020

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