Functional records disposal schedules

A list of the disposal schedules used for archives by the Northern Territory Archive Service (NTAS). 

For information about non-functional disposal schedules issued before 2000 contact the NTAS

Schedule number and link Date Functions covered Agency
2000/3 - superseded by 2014/2 (424.7 kb) May 2000 Northern Territory Government (NTG) compensation
NTG occupational health and safety
Work health authority
2000/4 (689.9 kb) August 2000 Government printing Department of Corporate and Information Services
2000/5 (751.9 kb) June 2002 Redeployment management, redundancy management Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment
2000/7  (1.2 mb)
2015/13 supersedes classes 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4
September 2000 NTG legal services, Public Trustee services, Registrar General services Department of Justice
2000/9 - superseded by 2014/11 (203.4 kb) and 2014/13 (239.1 kb) February 2001 Property agents licensing Department of Justice
2001/1 (416.2 kb) October 2001 Consumer affairs and fair trading Department of Justice
2001/3 (359.7 kb) October 2001 Health professions registration Department of Health and Community Services
2001/5 - superseded in July 2014 by 2014/6 (205.7 kb), 2014/7 (210.3 kb), 2014/16 (226.6 kb), 2014/17 (227.8 kb) June 2001 Racing, gaming and licensing Treasury
2001/7 (1.4 mb) August 2001 NTG property management Department of Corporate and Information Services
2001/8 - superseded by 2014/12 (199.4 kb) August 2001 Racing Treasury
2001/9 - superseded by 2009/1 (337.6 kb) September 2001 Training and assessment services Police, fire and emergency services
2001/10 (417.4 kb) November 2001 Business services Department of Business, Industry and Resource Development
2001/11 (304.3 kb) June 2002 Organisational capability assessment Officer of the Commissioner for Public Employment
2002/1 (942.1 kb)
Class 1.1.1 superseded by 2015/8 for mental health patients only
November 2002 Patient records Department of Health and Community Services
2002/2  (462.5 kb) December 2002 Land use planning and development Department of Community Development, Sport and Cultural Affairs
2003/3 (516.8 kb) June 2003 Construction scheduling Department of Community Development, Sport and Cultural Affairs
2003/4 (934.5 kb) June 2003 Tenancy management Department of Community Development, Sport and Cultural Affairs
2003/5 (2.6 mb) July 2003 Freedom of information, privacy protection Office of the Information Commissioner
2003/6 (2.8 mb) November 2003 Crown Land administration, land acquisition, land sales Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
2003/7 - superseded by 2015/21 December 2003 Plumbers and drainers licensing regulation Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
2003/8 - superseded by 2017/4 (277.8 kb) December 2003 Accountability compliance assessment, financial and management control, environment assessment, financial performance analysis, financial statement attest, financial year end compliance assessment, performance management system assessment Auditor-General's Office
2003/11 (2.6 mb) December 2003 Community living areas assessment Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
2003/12 (2.2 mb) December 2003 Building appeals Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
2003/13 - superseded by 2015/19 December 2003 Building practitioner's regulation Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
2004/2 (249.6 kb) June 2004 NT fleet management Department of Corporate and Information Services
2004/3 (224.0 kb) January 2004 Pastoral land regulation Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
2004/4 (315.4 kb) February 2004 Marine safety management Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
2004/5 (275.0 kb) March 2004 Aboriginal land information Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Environment
2004/6 (97.5 kb) March 2004 International Labor Organisation (ILO) coordination Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment
2004/7 (326.2 kb) April 2004 Contestable customer management, franchise customer services Power and Water Corporation
2004/8 - superseded by 2009/12 (179.4 kb) April 2004 Environmental services Power and Water Corporation
2004/10 (265.9 kb) June 2004 Training and assessment services Department of Health and Community Services
2004/11 - superseded by 2010/2 (226.2 kb) July 2004 Sport and recreation development Department of Community Development, Sport and Cultural Affairs
2004/12 - superseded by 2010/3 (193.2 kb) July 2004 Sporting events Department of Community Development, Sport and Cultural Affairs
2004/13 (4.3 mb) July 2004 Sporting excellence Department of Community Development, Sport and Cultural Affairs
2004/14 (89.5 kb) November 2004 Complaints management Ombudsman for the Northern Territory
2004/15 (4.6 mb) November 2004 Local government commonwealth grants Northern Territory Grants Commission
2004/16 - superseded by 2008/13 (142.5 kb) November 2004 Insurance management Power and Water Corporation
2004/17 - superseded by 2008/12 (202.3 kb) December 2004 System control Power and Water Corporation
2004/18 (3.4 mb) October 2004 Water supply and wastewater service Power and Water Corporation
2005/1 - superseded by 2011/2 (198.9 kb) January 2005 Procurement management Power and Water Corporation
2005/2 (156.2 kb) April 2005 Energy management Department of Infrastructure, Planning and the Environment
2005/3 - superseded by 2014/15 (136.2 kb) April 2005 Herbarium services Department of Infrastructure, Planning and the Environment
2005/5 (2.5 mb) April 2005 Government strategies Department of Business, Industry and Resource Development
2005/6 (323.4 kb) April 2005 Darwin bus services

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and the Environment

2005/7 (196.7 kb) June 2005 Weed management Department of Infrastructure, Planning and the Environment
2005/8 - superseded by 2008/9 (268.1 kb) June 2005 Bushfire management Department of Infrastructure, Planning and the Environment
2005/9 (158.2 kb) December 2005 Gene technology Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries
2005/10 (150.2 kb) December 2005 Livestock exports development Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries
2005/11 (159.6 kb) December 2005 Agribusiness development Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries
2006/1 (136.8 kb) February 2006 Agrifood safety Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries
2006/2 (178.5 kb) March 2006 Sustainable land management Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries
2006/3 (143.8 kb) March 2006 Industry economics Department of Business, Economic and Regional Development
2006/4 (128.3 kb) June 2006 Risk review services Department of the Chief Minister
2006/5 (939.7 kb) August 2006 Local government and community development Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport
2006/6 (175.3 kb) September 2006 Sustainable business development Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2006/7 (2.2 mb) Superseded by 2016/9 (342.9 kb) September 2006 Complaints resolution Health and Community Services Complaints Commission
2006/8 (338.6 kb) October 2006 Superannuation administration and superannuation development Treasury
2006/9 (856.1 kb) October 2006 Indigenous housing Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport
2006/10 (841.1 kb) October 2006 Indigenous community support Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport
2006/11 (842.7 kb) October 2006 Aboriginal interpreter services Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport
2006/12 (885.0 kb) December 2006 Tenancy management Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport
2006/13 (191.8 kb) November 2006 Animal biosecurity Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2007/1 (1.9 mb) Superseded by 2016/9 (342.9 kb) January 2007 Health and community services complaints review Health and Community Services Complaints Review Committee
2007/2 (898.4 kb) January 2007 Housing provision records Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport
2007/3 (647.5 kb) January 2007 Arts development records Department of Natural Resources, Environment and the Arts
2007/4 (169.6 kb) January 2007 Plant industries Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2007/5 (132.5 kb) February 2007 Superannuation investment - superannuation investment board Treasury
2007/6 (135.3 kb) February 2007 Superannuation review - superannuation review board Treasury
2007/7 (131.4 kb) February 2007 Superannuation investment - Legislative Assembly members benefit scheme trustees board Treasury 
2007/8 (131.1 kb) February 2007 Superannuation investment - NT police supplementary benefit scheme trustees board Treasury
2007/9 - superseded by 2015/18 March 2007 Architects regulation Department of Planning and Infrastructure
2007/10 (169.5 kb) May 2007 Meat industries regulation Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2007/11 (156.0 kb) May 2007 Veterinary regulations Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2007/12 (144.4 kb) June 2007 Sustainable pastoral development Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2007/13 (189.4 kb) October 2007 Chemical services regulation Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2007/14 (178.7 kb) October 2007 Plant biosecurity Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2007/15 (143.5 kb) October 2007 Research farm management Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2007/16 (63.9 kb) November 2007 Firearms appeal Police, fire and emergency services
2007/17 (65.4 kb) November 2007 Firearms advisory services Police, fire and emergency services
2007/18 (130.6 kb) December 2007 Fisheries management and development Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines
2008/1 (99.0 kb) January 2008 Firearms control and weapons control Police, fire and emergency services
2008/2 (135.8 kb) April 2008 Local authorities cemetery regulation and management Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport
2008/3 (424.2 kb) May 2008 Local authorities financial management Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport
2008/4 (461.1 kb) June 2008 Local authorities local environment management Department of Local Government, Housing and Sport

2008/5 (158.3 kb)

September 2008 Professional responsibility regulation NT police, fire and emergency services
2008/6 (265.4 kb) September 2008 Local authorities local governance Department of Local Government and Housing
2008/7 (368.8 kb) September 2008 Local authorities community relations Department of Local Government and Housing
2008/8 (149.0 kb) - superseded by 2016/2 November 2008 Births, deaths and marriages registration Department of Justice
2008/9 (268.1 kb) November 2008 Bushfire management Department of Natural Resources, Environment and the Arts
2008/10 (194.4 kb) December 2008 Gas supply and transport - gas supply unit Power and Water Corporation
2008/11 (106.3 kb) December 2008 Police recruitment management NT police, fire and emergency services
2008/12 (202.3 kb) December 2008 Power networks system control Power and Water Corporation
2008/13 (142.5 kb) December 2008 Insurance management Power and Water Corporation
2009/1 (337.6 kb) March 2009 Training and assessment services NT police, fire and emergency services
2009/2 (92.5 kb) April 2009 Land titles registration Department of Justice
2009/3 (129.0 kb) May 2009 Indigenous essential services Power and Water Corporation
2009/4 (93.5 kb) - refer to functional schedule 2014/20 for record classes 1.1.1 and 1.1.2 June 2009 Business affairs regulation Department of Justice
2009/5 (222.3 kb) July 2009 Parks and Reserves Management Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport
2009/6 (222.4 kb) July 2009 Forensic science services NT police, fire and emergency services
2009/7 (124.2 kb) July 2009 Property control NT police, fire and emergency services
2009/8 (125.0 kb) July 2009 Working with children screening NT police, fire and emergency services
2009/9 (132.5 kb) July 2009 Police information access NT police, fire and emergency services
2009/10 (187.1 kb) August 2009 Gas purchase, transmission and sale Power and Water Corporation
2009/11 (177.3 kb) October 2009 Water resource management Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport
2009/12 (179.4 kb) November 2009 Environmental services Power and Water Corporation
2009/14 (168.8 kb) November 2009 Road safety services NT police, fire and emergency services
2010/1 - superseded by 2014/26 (229.1 kb) January 2010 Mines operations Department of Resources
2010/2 (226.2 kb) - superseded by 2012/1 (288.5 kb) February 2010 Sports and recreation development Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport
2010/3 (193.2 kb) February 2010 Sporting events management Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport
2010/4 (259.6 kb) July 2010 Construction management Department of Construction and Infrastructure
2010/5 (1.1 mb) December 2010 All functions Darwin City Council
2011/1 (425.0 kb) April 2011 Policing and crime detection NT police, fire and emergency services
2011/2 (198.9 kb) November 2011 Procurement management Power and Water Corporation
2012/1 (288.5 kb) May 2012 Sports and recreation development Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport
2012/2 (336.9 kb) October 2012 Family and children's services Department of Children and Families
2012/3 (285.2 kb) November 2012 Land resource management Department of Land Resource Management
2013/1 (57.8 kb) June 2013 Public sector appeals management Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment
2013/2 (60.8 kb) June 2013 Public sector grievance review services Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment
2013/3 (212.1 kb) June 2013 Geographical place naming Department of Lands, Planning and Environment
2013/4 (232.1 kb) June 2013 Commercial passenger vehicle regulation Department of Transport
2013/7 (215.9 kb) October 2013 George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT
2013/8 (213.8 kb) October 2013 Public sector workforce planning and development Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment
2014/1 (216.5 kb) April 2014 Wildlife regulation Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT
2014/2 (424.7 kb) May 2014 Work health authority Department of Business
2014/3 (211.0 kb) July 2014 Bookmakers licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/4 (203.1 kb) July 2014 Tobacco licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/5 (205.7 kb) July 2014 Kava licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/6 (205.7 kb) - supersedes in part 2001/5, with record class 2.1.1 being the only class superseded July 2014 Private security licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/7 (210.3 kb) - supersedes in part 2001/5, with record class 3.1.1 being the only class superseded July 2014 Prostitution licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/8 (205.3 kb) July 2014 Motor vehicle dealers licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/9 (207.7 kb) July 2014 Pawnbrokers and second-hand dealers licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/10 (203.4 kb) July 2014 Travel agents licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/11 (203.4 kb) July 2014 Auctioneers licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/12 (199.4 kb) - supersedes 2001/8 July 2014 Totalisator licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/13 (239.1 kb) July 2014 Property agents licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/14 (210.6 kb) July 2014 Commercial and private agents licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/15 (136.2 kb) July 2014 Flora and fauna sustainability and use Department of Land Resource Management
2014/16 (226.6 kb) July 2014 Gaming machines licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/17 (227.8 kb) July 2014 Gaming control licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/18 (224.3 kb) August 2014 Liquor licensing regulation Department of Business
2014/19 (211.6 kb) August 2014 NT Licensing Commission Department of Business
2014/20 (216.7 kb) - supersedes in part 2009/4, with record classes 1.1.1 and 1.1.2 being the only classes superseded August 2014 Associations regulation Department of Business
2014/21 (217.4 kb) October 2014 Radiation protection Department of Health
2014/22 (299.3 kb) October 2014 Centre for Disease Control Department of Health
2014/23 (253.5 kb) October 2014 Food safety regulation Department of Health
2014/24 (245.3 kb) October 2014 Medicines and poisons control Department of Health
2014/25 (200.9 kb) December 2014 Public interest disclosure Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2014/26 (229.1 kb) - supersedes 2010/1 December 2014 Mining management Department of Mines and Energy
2014/27 (236.9 kb) December 2014 Mineral Titles regulation Department of Mines and Energy
2015/1 (233.7 kb) January 2015 Public and environmental health regulation Department of Health
2015/2 (314.3 kb) February 2015 Driver licensing and vehicle registration Department of Transport
2015/3 (218.5 kb) March 2015 Pensioner and carer concession management Department of Health
2015/4 (255.2 kb) June 2015 Greyhound racing regulation Department of Business
2015/5 (225.2 kb) June 2015 Licensing decisions review Department of Business
2015/6 (331.5 kb) June 2015 Vocational education and training services Department of Business
2015/7 (270.8 kb) June 2015 Legislative Assembly Department of the Legislative Assembly
2015/8 (258.9 kb) - superseded class 1.1.1 for mental health patients only July 2015 Mental health services Department of Health
2015/9  - superseded by 2016/17 (373.0 kb) July 2015 Adult guardianship Department of Health
2015/10 (280.0 kb) August 2015 National critical care and trauma response Department of Health
2015/11 (328.6 kb) Amended July 2016  Local courts administration Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2015/12 (248.5 kb) August 2015 Anti Discrimination Services Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2015/13 (249.5 kb) - supersedes in part 2000/7 - classes 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 August 2015 Public trustee services Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2015/14 (383.1 kb) August 2015 Public prosecutions Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2015/15 (259.8 kb) August 2015 Assistance to victims of crime Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2015/16 (249.2 kb) September 2015 Licensed surveyors management Department of Lands Planning and Environment
2015/17 (245.4 kb) September 2015 Power generation Power Generation Corporation trading as Territory Generation
2015/18 (229.7 kb) - supersedes 2007/9 September 2015 Architects regulation Department of Business
2015/19 (236.4 kb) - supersedes 2003/13 September 2015 Building practitioners regulation Department of Business
2015/20 (234.7 kb) September 2015 Electrical works and contractors regulation Department of Business
2015/21 (235.8 kb) - supersedes 2003/7 September 2015 Plumbers and drainers licensing regulation Department of Business
2015/22 (255.8 kb) October 2015 Pharmacy services Department of Health
2015/23 (275.2 kb) November 2015 Records disposal schedule commercial parks management Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT
2015/24 (390.1 kb) November 2015 Records disposal schedule civil and administrative tribunal services Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
2015/25 (202.8 kb) December 2015 Hearing services Department of Health
2016/1 (297.2 kb) January 2016 Government revenue management Department of Treasury and Finance
2016/2 (326.6 kb) - supersedes 2008/8 June 2016 Births Deaths and Marriages Registration Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
2016/3 (300.5 kb) June 2016 Legislative Drafting and Publication Services Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
2016/4 (389.0 kb) June 2016 Mediation Services Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
2016/5 (400.7 kb) June 2016 Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading Regulation Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
2016/6 (380.4 kb) June 2016 Children's Services Monitoring Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2016/7 (330.0 kb) June 2016 Community Visitor Program Management Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2016/8 (316.4 kb) July 2016 Child Deaths Review and Prevention

Department of Attorney-General and Justice

2016/9 (342.9 kb) - Supercedes 2006/7 and 2007/1 July 2016 Health and Community Services Complaints Management Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2016/10 (290.9 kb) July 2016 Legal Aid Services NT Legal Aid Commission
2016/11 (371.0 kb) July 2016 Debt Recovery of Fines and Penalties Department of Attorney-General and Justice
2016/12 (314.0 kb) July 2016 Parole Board Management Department of Correctional Services
2016/13 (447.8 kb) September 2016 Student Administration             Charles Darwin University
2016/14 (334.7 kb) September 2016 University Governance  Charles Darwin University
2016/15 (389.1 kb) November 2016 Environment Protection Regulation Department of Environment and Natural Resources
2016/16 (319.3 kb) November 2016 Adoption of Children Territory Families
2016/17 (373.0 kb) supercedes 2015/9 November 2016  Adult Guardianship         Department of Health
2016/18 (350.2 kb) November 2016 Community Correctional Services Department of Correctional Services
2016/19 (348.1 kb) November 2016  Correctional Training and Assessment Services        Department of Correctional Services
2016/20 (407.3 kb) November 2016  Custodial Services        Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
2016/21 (353.0 kb) November 2016 Human Resources Management       Charles Darwin University
2016/22 (338.8 kb) November 2016 Library Services      Charles Darwin University
2016/23 (384.6 kb) November 2016 Government Financial Management Department of Treasury and Finance
2016/24 (355.2 kb) November 2016 Supreme Court Administration     Department of the Attorney-General and Justice
2017/1 (315.6 kb) January 2017 Government Economic and Commercial Management     Department of Treasury and Finance
2017/2 (325.5 kb) January 2017 Volatile Substance Abuse Prevention Department of Health
2017/3 (461.7 kb) supercedes 1992/3 January 2017 Oral Health Services Department of Health
2017/4 (277.8 kb) February 2017 NTG Audit Audior-General of the Northern Territory
2017/5 (360.9 kb) February 2017 Early Childhood Education and Care Services Department of Education
2017/6 (363.8 kb) February 2017 Tourism Marketing Department of Tourism and Culture

Last updated: 02 March 2017