Living in the Territory

Mindle beach sunset
Mindle beach sunset

One of the best things about working in the Territory is undoubtedly the lifestyle and opportunity.

From the pristine shores of our northern coastland - just a two hour flight to Asia - to the iconic red desert of Central Australia, new residents will find a warm welcome and an enviroment geared for the future.

Complemented by clean air, friendly faces and the realisation of strong economic growth, the Northern Territory provides a way of life unlike any other place in Australia. It is a place of opportunity for families, business people and individuals and delivers a unique quality of life.

Why move to the Northern Territory?

  • Enjoy warm tropical weather in Darwin all year round and typical summer and winter climate in Central Australia.
  • It's easy to stay active and keep fit all year round in the Territory.
  • A fishing paradise - Darwin's harbour is bigger than Sydney Harbour! The Territory hosts many fishing tournaments such as the NT Barra Classic and the Gove Game Classic.
  • Enjoy the environment and wildlife, there are many places to go camping including Litchfield and Kakadu national parks, McDonnell Ranges and Katherine Gorge.
  • The Territory's education system provides high quality choices from preschool to tertiary level with nationally recognised standards.
  • Quality healthcare is available across the Territory at hospitals, health centres and community care centres.
  • Less traffic, less hassle and the chance to live close to work which rarely takes more than 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Territorians know how to enjoy themselves and that includes taking part in the arts and other cultural events.
  • A variety of shopping, retail stores and markets.
  • Darwin is the gateway to Asia. Take a 2½ hour flight from Darwin and spend the weekend in Bali. Many other Asian cities are also close by.

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