Territory Bonds

A government bond is an amount of money lent to the government by an investor. It's also called a security.

An investor gets a fixed rate of interest over a set period of time.

Territory Bonds are a type of bond issued by the Northern Territory Treasury Corporation (NTTC) and guaranteed by the Northern Territory Government.

Money raised from Territory Bonds funds infrastructure and services for the Northern Territory.

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You can invest in Territory Bonds if you're:

  • an individual
  • a group of up to four people
  • a company or incorporated body
  • an unincorporated association or partnership
  • a friendly societies, trade unions or any other association incorporated under the laws of any state, territory or the Commonwealth.

You must use your own name without referencing the trusteeship if you're:

  • an executor
  • an administrator
  • a trustee
  • a manager of unincorporated superannuation funds.

Only the registered holder of the bonds is recognised as the legal owner.

You can invest a minimum of $5,000 in Territory Bonds.

You can invest above this amount in multiples of $100.

There are different investment terms ranging from one to five years.

You must get prior approval from NTTC for applications of $100,000 or more.

Territory Bonds Issue 111 is open from Thursday 1 July to Tuesday 30 November 2021.

The interest rates in the table below are applicable from Thursday 1 July.

Maturity date Interest paid quarterly Interest paid half-yearly Interest paid yearly
15 December 2022 0.25% 0.30% 0.40%
15 December 2023 0.45% 0.50% 0.60%
15 December 2024 0.85% 0.90% 1.00%
15 December 2025 1.05% 1.10% 1.20%
15 December 2026 1.35% 1.40% 1.50%

Interest rates are reviewed regularly and are subject to change.

The interest rate applicable on lodgement date remains fixed until maturity.

Interest rates for postal applications sent directly to Northern Territory Treasury Corporation or Link Market Services will be accepted as at postmark date.

For current rates and further information call Link Market Services on 1800 111 441.

Applications open on Thursday 1 July.

To invest in Territory Bonds, follow these steps:

Step 1. Complete the Territory Bonds form PDF (661.8 KB).

Step 2. Attach any supporting documents.

Step 3. Mail your completed form with a personal or bank cheque.

Make the cheque payable to the Northern Territory Treasury Corporation and crossed ‘not negotiable’.

Mail your cheque to:

The Registrar
Link Market Services Limited
Locked Bag A14
SYDNEY SOUTH NSW 1235

If your application and payment has been accepted, a Territory Bonds Certificate of Inscription will be sent to you by mail.

You can redeem your bonds through:

  • an Australian stockbroker
  • Link Market Services.

For more information, go to the Link Market Services website.

To sell or transfer your bonds, follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in the relevant form:

Step 2. Attach any supporting documents.

Step 3. Submit your form and any supporting documents by mail to:

Territory Bonds
Locked Bag A14
Sydney South NSW 1235

To change your details, follow these steps:

Step 1. Fill in the Territory Bonds: change of details form PDF (674.9 KB).

Step 2. Attach any supporting documents.

Step 3. Submit your form and any supporting documents by mail to:

Territory Bonds
PO Box 3722
Rhodes NSW 2138

Contact

For more information about Territory Bonds, contact the NTTC by:

You can also free call Link Market Services on 1800 111 441.


Last updated: 01 July 2021

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