Notification of Work - Northern Territory


You will be required to notify NT Build if you intend to undertake eligible construction work. You may be required to pay a levy. A levy is calculated as a percentage of the cost of the construction work and is payable on all eligible construction projects of at least either:

  • $1 million or more in value for projects that started on or after 7 April 2014
  • $200,000 or more in value for projects that started before 7 April 2014, regardless of the completion date.

Payment of the levy is made by the owner/developer undertaking the work. Where the work is to be done for the Australian government or interstate government entity, payment is made by the principal contractor.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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A set percentage of the cost of construction work as follows:

  • 0.1% on projects started from 7/4/2014
  • 0.3% on projects started from 1/4/2012 to 6/4/2014 - regardless of completion date
  • 0.4% on projects started from 1/7/2009 to 31/3/2012 - regardless of completion date
  • 0.5% on projects started from 1/7/2005 to 30/6/2009 - regardless of completion date.

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

NT Build

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

NT Build

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Northern Territory
Operating address: Unit 32-33
12 Chalton Court
Woolner, Northern Territory 0820
Operating address: PO BOX 36644
Winnellie, Northern Territory 0820
Phone: 08 8936 4070
Fax: 08 8936 4080
Other: 1300 795 855
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