Incorporated on 19 June 1986 the Australia Day Council NT Inc. is a community based, not for profit organisation.

Inspire National pride and spirit to enrich the life of the Northern Territory.

Work with and for the people and Government of the Northern Territory to:

  • Inspire National pride

  • Promote Australian citizenship by recognising excellence and service to the Northern Territory communities and the Nation

  • Promote an understanding of our shared future through education, discussion and debate, and Unite all of us through celebration, with a focus on Australia Day

We are governed by a Board of Directors. Board vacancies are advertised publicly with members and the Chairman being appointed by the Chief Minister. All Board positions are honorary and members are volunteers.

Patron: His Honour The Honourable John Hardy AOM, Administrator of the Northern Territory

President: The Honourable Adam Giles MLA, Chief Minister of the Northern Territory

Chairman & Public Officer: The Hon Daryl Manzie 

Vice Chairman: Jeannette Button

Treasurer: Foster Stavridis

Board Members: Christine Gray, Val Haydock, Robyn Cahill, Sarah Price, Maxine Dowley & John Obolevics

Executive Director: Kiya Gill

Administration Officer: Sandy Thorne

Contact Details

Residential Address: Level 2 NAB Building, 71 Smith Street Darwin NT 0800
Postal Address: GPO Box 1934 Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 08 8924 4204
Fax: 08 8924 4077