Defence community


 The Northern Territory offers a relaxed tropical lifestyle with access to high quality facilities including:

  • a wide range of specialist health services
  • high-quality education choices from preschool to tertiary
  • ample business and employment opportunities
  • recreation and sporting facilities catering for the whole family.

Leave the big city stress behind and discover an abundance of year-round outdoor activities. Whether you're single or here with your family, the Territory has something for everyone. A posting to the Territory allows you, and your family, to experience the uniqueness of the Tropical Top End, and explore the wonders of Central Australia in your backyard!

If you are considering a positing to the Territory contact DefenceNT below for a copy of informative DVDs on 'Life in Darwin' or 'Life in Katherine' or go to Youtube to view:

Go to Australia's Northern Territory website to read about life in the Northern Territory.



Department of Trade, Business and Innovation
GPO Box 3200
Darwin NT 0801


Level 1, Development House
76 The Esplanade, Darwin
Northern Territory, Australia 
(08) 8999 7520

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Last updated: 01 February 2019


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