Local Government Finances

The Northern Territory (NT) local government sector plays a major role in the NT economy with revenue exceeding $415 million[i] in 2015-16.  All revenue for the sector goes towards supporting local communities in cities, towns and regional and remote communities through providing services, infrastructure and jobs.

Where does the money come from?
Rates and Charges
Local Government Cost Index
Financial Sustainability
What is the money spent on?



[i] Source Local Government Directory 2016-17 from information supplied by councils.