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 the Northern Territory Archives Service pages on the Department of Arts and Museums website.

Search online

To find out how to search the list of holdings go to the researching the archives page on the Department of Arts and Museums 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.

For contact details go to the Department of Arts and Museums website.

Fees

You do not have to pay to view archives.

For more information on reproduction fees and other conditions go to the researching the archives page on the Department of Arts and Museums website.

Last updated: 13 October 2017