The Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development is responsible for providing key services to Territorians, particularly to those living in remote communities and the disadvantaged.
This includes providing services and support for urban and remote housing, homelessness, town camps, local government and interpreting services.
The department is committed to improving access to housing, reducing overcrowding, increasing community development and local decision making and providing governance support to councils and regional communities.
The department manages more than 12 500 dwellings across the Northern Territory’s 1.35 million square kilometres. In partnership with government and non-government agencies, the department strives to: