Draft Northern Territory Youth Strategy 2023-2033

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The Northern Territory Government (NTG) is committed to developing a Northern Territory (NT) Youth Strategy (the Strategy) and is asking Territorians what they think should be included and what the Strategy should achieve.

What will the Strategy do?

The Strategy will describe what is needed for a Northern Territory where young people lead enjoyable lives, are empowered to achieve their full potential, are socially connected and are positive participants in their community.

The Strategy will:

  • take a whole of government approach
  • be youth-led
  • create a roadmap to engage, equip, empower and enable young Territorians
  • outline NTG’s work, commitment, investment and plans to support young people
  • identify opportunities and gaps, and develop actions.


Let us know your thoughts, ideas and feedback:
First read the Discussion Paper and draft NT Youth Strategy, then take any of these actions:

  • complete the online survey linked on this page
  • upload your submission using the link on this page or email your submission to the Office of Youth Affairs, YouthStrategy@nt.gov.au
  • submit an idea, share a story, or upload a video or picture using the submission link on this page or by emailing the Office of Youth Affairs
  • attend an NT Youth Strategy consultation session (see Key Dates section)
  • engage with the Office of Youth Affairs on social media (Facebook: Youth NT; Instagram: @youth_nt)
  • contact the Office of Youth Affairs by email YouthStrategy@nt.gov.au or phone (08) 8999 3862

Complete the survey for your chance to win one of the prizes below*

  • Bose Bluetooth Speaker
  • Fitbit Charge 5
  • JBL Wireless Earbuds
  • Bass in the Grass ticket
  • Coles gift card

Submissions are welcome from everyone, including individuals, families, community groups and organisations.

The submission deadline is 11:59 pm, Sunday 18 December 2022.

*Terms and conditions apply

The Northern Territory Government (NTG) is committed to developing a Northern Territory (NT) Youth Strategy (the Strategy) and is asking Territorians what they think should be included and what the Strategy should achieve.

What will the Strategy do?

The Strategy will describe what is needed for a Northern Territory where young people lead enjoyable lives, are empowered to achieve their full potential, are socially connected and are positive participants in their community.

The Strategy will:

  • take a whole of government approach
  • be youth-led
  • create a roadmap to engage, equip, empower and enable young Territorians
  • outline NTG’s work, commitment, investment and plans to support young people
  • identify opportunities and gaps, and develop actions.


Let us know your thoughts, ideas and feedback:
First read the Discussion Paper and draft NT Youth Strategy, then take any of these actions:

  • complete the online survey linked on this page
  • upload your submission using the link on this page or email your submission to the Office of Youth Affairs, YouthStrategy@nt.gov.au
  • submit an idea, share a story, or upload a video or picture using the submission link on this page or by emailing the Office of Youth Affairs
  • attend an NT Youth Strategy consultation session (see Key Dates section)
  • engage with the Office of Youth Affairs on social media (Facebook: Youth NT; Instagram: @youth_nt)
  • contact the Office of Youth Affairs by email YouthStrategy@nt.gov.au or phone (08) 8999 3862

Complete the survey for your chance to win one of the prizes below*

  • Bose Bluetooth Speaker
  • Fitbit Charge 5
  • JBL Wireless Earbuds
  • Bass in the Grass ticket
  • Coles gift card

Submissions are welcome from everyone, including individuals, families, community groups and organisations.

The submission deadline is 11:59 pm, Sunday 18 December 2022.

*Terms and conditions apply

  • Tell us what we need for a Northern Territory where young people lead enjoyable lives, are empowered to achieve their full potential, are socially connected, and are positive participants in their community.

    The information you give us will be used to develop the Northern Territory Youth Strategy 2023-2033. Your information and stories are private and will not be shared without your permission. 

    The questions in this survey are a guide for you to tell us what needs to be in the Strategy. 

    This survey is divided into six parts:

    1. Your experience as a young Territorian – for people ages 12 to 25 

    2. About our draft Strategy

    3. How to make life better for young people

    4. About the Office of Youth Affairs

    5. Inclusion

    6. Contact details

    This survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. 


    The Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities respects and is committed to safeguarding the confidentiality and privacy of the information that it collects and handles, in accordance with the Information Act 2002 (NT).

    You have been asked to provide personal information necessary for us to be able to contact you in relation to the prize draw. You do not have to provide your personal information but if you choose not to, you will not be able to be contacted in the event you are a winner in the prize draw.

    The information you provide will be accessible to Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities for the purpose of informing the provision of a department service or program. We will not disclose your personal information to third parties unless:

    • authorised or required by law to do so, or
    • you have given us your consent to share your personal information for a specific purpose.

    You may request access to the personal information we hold about you. To find out more read our privacy policy.

    If you want more information about the Northern Territory’s privacy laws, please refer to the Information Act 2002 (NT), or the Office of the Information Commissioner NT.

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  • Tell us what we need for a Northern Territory where young people lead enjoyable lives, are empowered to achieve their full potential, are socially connected, and positive participants in their community.

    If you would like to upload a submission in response to the discussion paper this can be uploaded online.

    Alternatively, you can send your submission to the Office of Youth Affairs:

    By completing a submission, you are consenting to the information you provide being shared with the Office of Youth Affairs. Your submission will be used to inform the Consultation Report, NT Youth Strategy and associated collateral. Any information that informs public documentation will be de-identified.

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