Revenue units

Many government fees in the Northern Territory are shown in revenue units rather than dollars.

Revenue units are a simple way of maintaining the real value of Northern Territory fees and charges while taking into account inflation. Read the law.

How much is a revenue unit

From 1 July 2018, the value of a revenue unit will increase each financial year by the annual percentage change in Darwin's Consumer Price Index (CPI) or three per cent - whichever is higher.

For more information about CPI go to the Australian Bureau of Statistics website.

How to calculate

You need to multiply the amount of revenue units by the current value of the year chosen.

If the fee is not a multiple of $1, the amount is rounded down to the nearest dollar.


If a revenue unit is $1.18, then the value of 110 revenue units is $129.

110 x $1.15 = $129.80 (rounded down to $129).

The table below shows the past and current value of revenue units.

DateValue of revenue unit
1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019$1.18
1 July 2017 to June 2018$1.15
1 July 2016 to June 2017$1.15
1 July 2015 to June 2016$1.15
1 July 2014 to June 2015$1.11
1 July 2013 to June 2014$1.07
1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013$1.05
1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012$1.02
1 January 2010 to 30 June 2011$1.00

Last updated: 24 May 2018