Department of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory Government

Meeting Days

Meeting Time

The Assembly commences at 10.00 am on Assembly meeting days unless otherwise advised by the Speaker.

Government Business

'Government Business' means any business introduced by a Minister. The Chief Minister or another Minister acting on his/her behalf may arrange the order of Government Business Notices and Orders of the Day on the Notice Paper as he/she thinks fit. Subject to Standing Order 61 Government Business shall on each Assembly meeting day have precedence over General Business.

General Business

'General Business' is non-government business and/or Private Members' business. Standing Order 60 (Routine of Business) provides that General Business shall be conducted on Wednesdays of Assembly meeting days between 3.00 pm and 7.00 pm.


Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
Mr Michael Tatham
Telephone: (08) 8946 1450
International:  +61 8 8946 1450


Media Release - Northern Territory Assembly adjourns to a date to be fixed

Media Release - Northern Territory Assembly reconvenes on 24 April 2020

Media Release - Northern Territory Assembly reconvenes on 23 June 2020

2020 Meeting Dates

February 111213 
March 24   
April    24
June 232425
Last updated: 14 May 2020