Since 1968, the Territory has had one member with full voting rights in the Australian House of Representatives and, since 1975, two senators have represented the Territory in the upper house. The Territory has had self-government since 1978 with a Legislative Assembly containing 25 members elected by popular franchise.

For more information on the Northern Territory Government, visit the Northern Territory Entry Point. This website is a one-stop shop for information on the Northern Territory, including government services and news. It’s a must-visit for anyone intending to travel to the Territory, whether it’s for a holiday or for business. The site offers easy access to information on business and investment opportunities, living and working in the Northern Territory, events, festivals and major projects.