The Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory (the Board) is responsible for administering the scheme of teacher registration, and for driving the quality, professionalism and status of teaching in the Northern Territory. The Board performs its functions in accordance with the Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Act (the Act) and the Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Regulations (Regulations). The Act underwent review in 2019, and the new Act commenced on 1 January 2020, strengthening the Board's function of regulating the teaching profession and supporting, promoting and encouraging quality teaching practice in the Northern Territory.

Your registration period, status and existing conditions are not affected by the legislative changes, however your registration is subject to all provisions in the Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Act 2004, including the new provisions introduced on 1 January 2020.

A brief video highlighting the key changes to the Act and what these mean for teachers:

Fact Sheets on Key Amendments to the Act

The following Fact Sheets have been developed to provide an overview of the key changes to the Act. Further information on these changes can be found in the relevant sections of this website.

Key Legislation Changes

Information Sharing

Notifications by Teachers

Review of Board Decisions

Personal Details

Working with Children Clearances

Links to the Act and Regulations for the Board: 

Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Act

Teacher Registration (Northern Territory) Regulations