Territorians enjoy a relaxed outdoor lifestyle year round that is the envy of many Australians. Sport is a key element of the Northern Territory’s lifestyle and a wide range of activities are available including sailing, fishing, rugby, Australian Rules Football, soccer, field hockey, martial arts, cricket, netball, basketball, baseball and runners’ clubs.
The Northern Territory also boasts a strong art and music scene with national and international touring performances and exhibitions, and an array of talented local artists including world famous Indigenous painters, musicians and actors.
The capital, Darwin and the major regional town of Alice Springs, offer several shopping precincts featuring major retail outlets and chains, an extensive range of restaurants and nightlife and exciting tourist venues. They are also the administrative centres for the Northern Territory.
High quality health care and social services are available across the Territory and the South East Asia regions. The Northern Territory provides a choice of government, private and religious schools (including International Baccalaureate) and tertiary educational institutions.