Welcome to the Northern Territory Library

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Welcome to the Northern Territory Library. We have been enriching the lives of Territorians for over 30 years. Our services help TwitterTerritorians connect with the past, contribute to the present, and learn for the future. 
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Literary award logo2015 Northern Territory Literary Awards Open

The Northern Territory Library is now accepting entries for the 2015 Northern Territory Literary Awards.

We are proud to act as custodian of these awards which acknowledge written works of outstanding literary merit and reward the achievements of Northern Territory writers. 

The Awards offer Northern Territory residents the opportunity to win generous cash prizes and gain valuable exposure for themselves and their literary works.


Patsy Chulugu's paintingPatsy Chulugu and Arthur Que Noy: Art and Stories

Tuesday 7 April – Friday 26 June

In their first major exhibition, Patsy Chulugu and Arthur Que Noy share their art and stories for their Daly River country in the Northern Territory. Patsy is a Brinkin woman who grew up on the Daly River. Arthur was born in Darwin and worked on the wharf for over 30 years. He was also a bushman and regularly visited the Daly River, looking after his countryas a Kamu Elder.

Patsy's evocative paintings tell stories about country and the animals that represent Dreamings and places.

Honouring Northern Territory ANZACs

Discover the personal stories of over 400 soldiers who enlisted in the Northern Territory, traveled from here to enlist or had a strong association with the Territory before or after the war.

The Library's Territory ANZAC collection pays tribute to those who lost their lives during the First World War and honours those who served and returned to Australia. Biographical details about enlistees' lives in the Territory before the war plus their Service Records, Red Cross Missing in Action reports, letters home, photos and Unit War Diaries are provided in this collection.

 Chief Minister's Northern Territory History Book Award2015 Chief Minister's Northern Territory History Book Award

The 2015 Chief Minister's NT History Book Award will recognise the most significant historical book on the Northern Territory, published between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2014. The winner will be announced at the ceremony on 1 July 2015.

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