Some of our information has moved to NT.GOV.AU including the child abuse hotline, working with children clearances, adoption, foster and kinship care and support for parents, families and young people. Parenting 'tip sheets' are now located under community support and care.

The Territory Families website contains corporate information only.

7 steps to safety

Make your home safe, family rules, feeling safe with people, what's special about your family, emergencies, care plans and leaving your child home alone.

For people working with or caring for children

Charter of rights, guidelines for information sharing and Tune in to Little Ones resources.

Publications and policies

Annual reports, practice frameworks, and standards of professional practice.

National Children's Week 2016

NEWS / 21 Oct 2016

National Children's Week 2016

Children's Week is an annual event celebrated around Australia. It provides a great opportunity for families, schools, organisations and communities to celebrate children and young people in our community and reflect upon the important role that we play in helping them to reach their full potential.

Celebrating cultural diversity

NEWS / 7 Oct 2016

Celebrating cultural diversity

The 2017 Harmony Grants are now open. Harmony Grants are available for organisations to celebrate harmony in our community.

Shout out to Young Territorians

NEWS / 30 Sep 2016

Shout out to Young Territorians

Are you or do you know a creative and motivated young Territorian who’s keen for an exciting challenge? The Office of Youth Affairs is looking for ambassadors for National Youth Week 2017.

Find out more about what our department is doing by visiting our newsroom or events calendar.