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Northern Territory - Organisation

Northern Territory Archives Service (1983 - 2019)

Records Access Service and Records Holder
Alternative Names
  • NTAS (Acronym)

The Northern Territory Archives Service [NTAS] was established in 1983 by the Northern Territory Government as the Government archival authority. The Archives holds government records related to the history of the Northern Territory including records related to child welfare and Aboriginal welfare. It also holds the records of non-government organisations including mission records, and personal records deposited by individuals. The Northern Territory Archives also has a substantial oral history collection. In 2019 the Northern Territory Archives Service merged with the Northern Territory Library to become Library & Archives NT.


 1983 - 2019 Northern Territory Archives Service
       2019 - Library & Archives NT

Sources used to compile this entry: Northern Territory Archives Service, 2012,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George