Library & Archives NT offices are located on the ancestral lands of the Larrakia people in Darwin and the Arrernte people in Alice Springs. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Larrakia and Arrernte elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their ongoing connection to the lands, seas, country and culture. We extend these respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the Northern Territory and beyond, many of whom are represented in our collections.

Policies and reports

Library & Archives NT is committed to best practice and accountability in every aspect of its services and programs. Policies and reports underpin our achievements and strong community connections. 


What we collect

Library & Archives NT collects a wide range of materials relating to the history of the Northern Territory. This includes images, books, manuscripts, maps, posters. newspapers and audiovisual materials.


Advisory Groups

The Community Reference Group, and the Aboriginal Advisory Group advise, support, and promote the work of Library & Archives NT.


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