Search the NT Archives Service

You can search Northern Territory (NT) history and archives using the NT Archives Service.

What you can find

You can find all of the following:

  • government archives
  • community archives
  • oral histories
  • files
  • photographs
  • maps
  • plans
  • audio recordings.

Access to records

You can access most government records 30 years after they were created.

Some records have restricted access - staff will tell you about this when you are ready to view items.

For more information, go to NT Archives Service on the Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities website.

Search online

To find out how to search the list of holdings, go to researching the archives on the Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities website.

You can also get guides to the collections and information leaflets.

Visit the NT Archives Service

To view archives in the Darwin or Alice Springs reading rooms, contact the NT Archives Service.

Fees

You do not have to pay to view archives.

For more information on reproduction fees and other conditions, go to researching the archives on the Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities website.

Last updated: 16 September 2020

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