Asbestos management

This page contains information about:

  • management of asbestos in government buildings
  • the asbestos register for government assets and remote communities
  • the inter agency working group on asbestos management
  • asbestos management policy for Northern Territory Government agencies.

Go to the Northern Territory Government website for information about asbestos.

Management of asbestos in government buildings

Asbestos management plans and asbestos registers have been prepared for assets under the department's direct management and control.

Contractors engaged to conduct works at these locations where the nature of their works will or are likely to disturb any asbestos or ACMs will be required to refer to the asbestos registers and asbestos management plans in the table below for further instruction.

Prior to commencement of work, contractors will need to undertake the following:

The asbestos register and management plans

The registers and plans contained in the table below have been made available here to assist compliance with legislative obligations as a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU).

Asset – Structure Location Register Management Plan Certificate of Inspection

NTB-00403 – Greatorex Building ALICE SPRINGS

(208.2 kb)

(199.3 kb)


NTB-00339 – Borroloola Accommodation Compound BORROLOOLA

(623.3 kb)

(281.0 kb)


NTB-01005 – Chan Building DARWIN

(1.4 mb)

(303.7 kb)


NTB-00261 – Jabiru Government Centre JABIRU

(167.3 kb)

(199.7 kb)


NTB-00636 – DoI Regional Office, NHULUNBUY

(247.8 kb)

(201.0 kb)


NTB-01940 – Government Centre TENNANT CREEK

(841.0 kb)

(841.0 kb)


NTB-00340 – DoI Complex TENNANT CREEK

(3.2 mb)

(209.4 kb)


NT-0687A – Visiting Officer Quarters, Lot 113 Ramingining NT


(664.7 kb)

NT-0687B – Visiting Officer Quarters, Lot 187 Milingimbi NT


(654.6 kb)

NT-0687C – Visiting Officer Quarters, Lot 304 Galiwinku NT


(658.9 kb)

NT-0687D – Visiting Officer Quarters, Lot 99 Numbulwar NT


(664.0 kb)

NT-0687E – Visiting Officer Quarters, Lot 121 Gapuwiak NT


(672.4 kb)

NT-0687F – Visiting Officer Quarters, Lot 227 Ngukurr NT


(677.3 kb)

NT-0687G – Lot 8, Kalkarindji

(893.0 kb)

(954.3 kb)


NT-0687G – Lot 232, Lajamanu

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Asbestos management policy for government assets

This policy is currently undergoing a review.

NT Government Inter-Agency Working Group

The Inter-Agency Asbestos Management Working Group was established by the Northern Territory Government to progress a collaborative, whole-of-government approach to improve asbestos awareness, management of Northern Territory Government assets, provide advice and recommendations to the Northern Territory Government on asbestos management.

Its functions include:

  • a thorough examination of asbestos management related issues as they effect the NT
  • coordinating the Northern Territory's position in respect of the Australian Government's National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Awareness and Management 2014-2018.

The Asbestos Management Working Group involves representation from:

  • Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics – Chair, Secretariat and administration support
  • Department of Chief Minister
  • Department of Attorney General and Justice
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Department of Tourism and Culture
  • Department of Corporate and Information Services – NT Property Management
  • Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services
  • Territory Families
  • Power and Water Corporation

73 NTNER asbestos register

The Asbestos Register for the 73 NTNER Communities (“the Register”) came into operation in April 2010 and was last updated in July 2013.

Since the introduction of the register, there have been significant developments impacting on the management of asbestos through the National Work Health and Safety legislation.

The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics has ceased maintenance of this register. Information from the register will NOT be available after October 2015.


The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics Property Manager

Inter-Agency Asbestos Management Working Group

Last updated: 02 January 2019