Northern Territory

To find contact details, select a region from the map or links below.

1. Northern Territory Land

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority

Research and Innovation
Department of Business
GPO Box 3200
DARWIN   NT   0801

Tel: +61 8 8999 1959

Email: biotechnology.ntg@nt.gov.au

Notes

The Northern Territory Government is responsible for access and benefit sharing agreements and to provide information on such arrangements within its jurisdiction.  The Competent National Authority for the Northern Territory can provide further advice on arrangements for public and private lands.

2. Northern Territory Waters (coastal waters to 3 nautical miles)

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority

Research and Innovation
Department of Business
GPO Box 3200
DARWIN   NT   0801

Tel: +61 8 8999 1959

Email: biotechnology.ntg@nt.gov.au

Notes

The Northern Territory Government is responsible for access and benefit sharing agreements and to provide information on such arrangements within its jurisdiction.  The Competent National Authority for the Northern Territory can provide further information.

3. Kakadu National Park

Key legislation

Key contacts

Park Manager
Kakadu National Park
PO Box 71
JABIRU NT 0886
AUSTRALIA

Tel: + 61 8 8938 1120
Fax: +61 8 8938 1115

Email: kakadunationalpark@environment.gov.au

Notes

Scientific research in Kakadu National Park requires a permit.  Where access to biological resources is proposed, a benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research.  Simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research.

4. Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park

Key legislation

Key contacts

Park Manager
Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park
PO Box 119
YULARA NT 0872

Park Administration

8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Tel: +61 8 - 8956 1100
Fax: +61 8 - 8956 2064
Email: uluru.admin@environment.gov.au

Notes

Scientific research in Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park requires a permit.  Where access to biological resources is proposed, a benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research.  Simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research.

5. Commonwealth Waters adjacent to the Northern Territory (seaward from 3 nautical miles to the edge of the Australian Fisheries Zone)

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority (NT)

Research and Innovation
Department of Business
GPO Box 3200
DARWIN   NT   0801

Tel: +61 8 8999 1959

Email: biotechnology.ntg@nt.gov.au

Notes

The Northern Territory Government manages access and benefit sharing agreements.  The Competent National Authority for the Northern Territory can provide further information.

6. Commonwealth Land (other than a Reserve) in the Northern Territory

Key legislation

Key contacts

Competent National Authority (Australian Government)

Director
Protected Area Policy and Biodiversity Section
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT   2601

Tel: +61 2 6274 2528
Fax: +61 2 6274 2309

Notes

Commonwealth regulations support sustainable access and equitable distribution of benefits derived from genetic and biochemical resources.  A benefit-sharing agreement with the access provider is required for commercially oriented research; simplified arrangements apply for non-commercial research. The Competent National Authority can provide further information.