Celebrate Your Territory
Territory Day is a chance for Territorians to celebrate this incredible place we call home.
Each year on 1 July, the Territory comes alive with fireworks, concerts and community events to recognise the day the NT declared independence from the Commonwealth Government in 1978.
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Find out what concerts, fireworks displays, and free activities are on this Territory Day.
From the Top End down to the Red Centre, there will be free, family-friendly events with concerts in Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine and Darwin, and fireworks displays in 17 regional and remote communities.
Join in the fun as Territorians have a blast to celebrate everything they love about this incredible place we call home.
Remember: Download the free Territory check-in app before you arrive and leave personal fireworks at home.
The Territory: The Place We Call Home
The Territory is full of amazing individuals who call this place home.
While some are born and bred, many have come from across the country or overseas to root themselves in the red soil. Others have come on holiday for a visit, left and then found themselves returning months or even years later to make this unique place home.
Read some of their stories below, and share yours on social media using the hashtag #WhyTerritoryIsHome