Are you Aboriginal?

We are committed to increasing the number of Aboriginal employees in our department so that our workforce is representative of the wider NT community.

For opportunities to join the department you can review our how-to process and apply here. For early careers and entry level information explore the Starting your Career with NTG site.

For more information about working in the department, phone the Aboriginal Employment and Workforce Development team on 08 8999 5690 or email

Aboriginal Education Scholarships

Scholarships applications for 2019 will open in mid-September 2018.

If you would like to know more or register your interest email or phone (08)-8999 5649

About the scholarship

The Aboriginal Teacher Education Scholarship is for Aborignal students studying a Bachelor of Education or Master of Teaching at Charles Darwin University.

This program is part of the Northern Territory Government’s plan to create job opportunities and career pathways for Aboriginal Territorians, and to provide role models for Aboriginal students.

Who can apply?

Aboriginal people living in the Northern Territory

You will get:

  • Payment of $15,000 every year up to four years to complete a Bachelor of Education
  • Payment of $15,000 every year up to two years to complete a Masters of Teaching