Environment data

You can find environment data and information on the following web portals and resources.

Data categoryData description

Environment and natural resources 

  • land resources
  • native flora
  • native fauna
  • vegetation resources
  • water resources
  • weeds management
  • technical reports
  • status of aquatic resources
  • annual stock status report for key NT fish species
Geoscientific information 
  • mining information
  • geoscience information
  • exploration reports – minerals and energy industry
  • Northern Territory Geological Survey (NTGS) products
Lands and planning
  • roads
  • land parcel boundaries
  • administrative boundaries
  • local government areas
  • electoral regions
  • fine scale topographic data
  • orthoimagery
  • cadastre
Native plants and NT Herbarium
  • native plants info
  • native plants specimen collections
Parks and reserves 
  • parks and reserves boundaries dataset
North Australia and Rangelands Fire Information (NAFI)
  • provides maps of fire based on satellite images to help fire managers across regional and remote northern Australia
NRM InfoNet
  • Create simple summaries of key natural resources for areas of land in northern Australia.
  • Create fire reports and summaries of vegetation, soils, threatened species, weeds, pest animals and land management issues. 
Northern Territory
Environm ent Protection Agency
  • Environmental assessment
  • Waste and pollution
Water data portal
  • web portal for data collected by the Water Resources Division.

Request data

If you can't find the data you want from the resources above, you can request it by filling in the digital data request form:

Digital data request form (68.2 kb)
Digital data request form (164.2 kb)

Submit the form by post, email or in person to the Spatial Data and Mapping Unit:


PO Box 496
Palmerston NT 0831    
Fax: (08) 8999 3667

In person

Spatial Data and Mapping
4th Floor, Goyder Centre
25 Chung Wah Terrace
Palmerston NT 0830

You can contact the digital data request officer by calling (08) 8999 4577 or email datarequests.denr@nt.gov.au.

Other resources

The following websites have environmental data from Australia.

Last updated: 05 October 2017