Northern Territory Archives Service

The NT Archives Service fulfils the dual role of providing cultural services to the community and administrative services to the Government. In this respect, the functions of the NT Archives Service include preservation of government and community archives, provision of public access to archives collections and the provision of records management policy, standards and advice relating to appraisal, disposal and the management of permanent records.

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Archives Navigator, the online access point to the Northern Territory Archives Service (NTAS) Archives Management System is now available. Visit Archives Navigator introduction page for more information.

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Images of Darwin Harbour

Aerial view of Darwin Harbour 1965

Dive in to discover the swimming baths in Darwin Harbour and cruise through the images of ships.

A selection of images which focuses on swimming baths and shipping in Darwin Harbour is available on our website. Excerpts from oral history interviews tell the stories about swimming in the harbour and arriving in Darwin by ship. Included are a swimming carnival programme and a dinner menu from the MV Koolama's 1942 New Year voyage.

View the Images of Darwin Harbour.

Records Disposal Freeze for Records relevant to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The NT Archives Service and the NT Records Service have issued a records disposal freeze to protect records that may be relevant to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. All documents which may be relevant to the Royal Commission investigations must not be destroyed by NT public sector organisations.For further information regarding the freeze please see the attachedNotice of Records Disposal Freeze relating to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

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