Property valuations

Your property is valued automatically every three years under Northern Territory law. Read the law

This is also called Unimproved Capital Values (UCV).

You will receive your valuation notice in the mail. 

Council rates and some land rentals are based on these valuations. 

You can get your property valued at any time through a certified valuer. 

Find a certified valuer

To find a certified valuer you can do any of the following:

If you disagree with a valuation

You can appeal within 30 days if you disagree with your valuation. 

Appeals can be made to the Office of the Valuer-General by first calling the office on (08) 8995 5375 or email valuergeneral@nt.gov.au.

All appeals are first processed by the Office of the Valuer-General. They will try to resolve any objection you may have. 

The Valuer-General will tell you about the decision.

If you disagree with the decision you can appeal a second time to the Valuation Board of Review. This is a separate body operating under the Valuation of Land Act.

Revaluation date

All valuations are done every three years and dated 1 July in the year the work is carried out.

Local councils then use these figures to calculate rates and charges that apply from 1 July in the following year.

All of the following are the revaluation schedules for coming years: 

  • 2016 - Katherine, Coomalie and Wagait Shire will be valued as at 1 July 2016
  • 2017 - Darwin, Palmerston, Waterfront and the Darwin rates areas will be valued as at 1 July 2017
  • 2018 - Alice Springs, Litchfield, the eight Community Shires, Tennant Creek and all Pastoral properties will be valued as at 01 July 2018.

Panel valuation firms have been appointed for:

  • Darwin/Palmerston Statutory Revaluation (with effect 1 July 2014) - Government Property Analytics
  • Alice Springs Statutory Revaluation (with effect 1 July 2015) - Territory Property Consultants
  • Litchfield Revaluation (with effect 1 July 2015) - Valuations NT 
  • Pastoral Revaluation (with effect 1 July 2015) - Herron Todd White 
  • 8 Community Shires Revaluation including Tenant Creek (with effect 1 July 2015) - Territory Property Consultants
  • Coomalie Revaluation (with effect 1 July 2016) – Territory Property Consultants
  • Katherine Revaluation (with effect 1 July 2016) – Valuations NT
  • Wagait Revaluation (with effect 1 July 2016) – Territory Property Consultants

Statutory Revaluation tenders still to be decided:

  • Darwin Statutory Revaluation (with effect 1 July 2016) - successful tenderer to be announced in 2016
  • Palmerston Statutory Revaluation (with effect 1 July 2016) - successful tenderer to be announced in 2016

For intra-government work, valuation panels have been appointed by the Department of Corporate and Information Services on 3 year contracts. 

Contact 

For more information on valuations and whole of government panels phone (08) 8995 5375 or email valuergeneral@nt.gov.au.

Last updated: 27 June 2017