Transfer or sublease a pastoral lease

You must get the consent of the Minister for Environment and Natural Resources or their delegate to transfer or sublease a perpetual pastoral lease. Read the Pastoral Land Act.

To get consent follow these steps.

Step 1. Read the guidelines

Guidelines and form: consent to transfer or sublease (97.7 kb)
Guidelines and form: consent to transfer or sublease (114.0 kb)

Step 2. Prepare your application

You must address every item on the vendor and purchaser checklists.

Step 3. Purchase size

If your purchase results in you holding more than 13,000km2 of pastoral land, read the maximum holdings guidelines (73.2 kb).

Step 4. Attach documents

Attach any supporting documents needed as listed in the checklists.

Step 5. Fill in the form

Complete and sign the consent to transfer or sublease form -  you can find this in the guidelines.

Step 6. Pay the fee

The fee is 138 revenue units. Find out more about revenue units.

You can pay by cash, cheque, money order or credit card. Payments must be made to the Receiver of Territory Monies.

Step 7. Submit your documents

Submit your application and supporting documents by mail or email to:

Minister for Environment and Natural Resources
c/- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Pastoral Lease Administration
PO BOX 496
Palmerston NT 0831
rangelands@nt.gov.au

Contact

For more information contact the Pastoral Lease Administration office by calling 08 8999 4754 or emailing rangelands@nt.gov.au.

Last updated: 15 June 2018

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