Explore NT history

The Northern Territory has a rich and fascinating history. 

The Northern Territory Library contains a wealth of Territory stories, and aims to comprehensively collect the documentary record of this history in all its forms. 

You can search the library collections through the Northern Territory Library catalogue and through digital collections in the Territory Stories database.

You will also find historical materials from collections around Australia via Trove.

Find out more on the following themes of Territory history:

If you want to know more about Territory history, but are not sure where to get started, try this reading list for ideas.

Last updated: 27 October 2016