Celebrating 40 years

of Self-Government in the Northern Territory

Territory Day celebrates everything we love about living in the Territory - our lifestyle, people, landscape, culture and achievements. This year we mark 40 years since the Northern Territory was granted Self-Government on 1 July 1978.

How you can get involved

There are lots of ways you can celebrate the 40th anniversary in 2018. Find out more

What's on

Activities and celebrations are taking place across the NT all throughout 2018. Find out more

Territory Day Community Event Grants

Information for Applicants of the Territory Day Community Event Grants Find out more

The story of self governance

Find out what happened in 1978 and what it meant for the NT. Find out more


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