Access to information
Access to acts and regulations should be accessed via the Current Northern Territory Legislation Database link at the right.
How to contact us
Information Access Team
PO Box 39764
WINNELLIE NT 0821
Telephone: (08) 8985 8930
Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services (NTPFES) Information Access Team
The primary function of the Information Access Team is to coordinate the permissible release of information to the public and to commercial entities that use police information.
The Information Access Team within the Chief Information Officer Branch is responsible for the release of:
The Information Access Team is also responsible for the release of information to:
- Territory Insurance Office pursuant to the Motor Accident Compensation Act.
- Crime Victims Services Unit pursuant to the Victims of Crime Assistance Act.
- Other government and non government bodies under various Statutory Authorities and Legislation.
- Management of NTPFES Privacy Complaints
The following information will enable members of the public to determine the type of information they are seeking access to, and the appropriate form/s and supporting documentation that are required for each type of request in order for it to be processed.
Please read the following information carefully to ensure that you are using the correct form for your request and that you supply all the necessary information to enable faster processing of your application.
Working with children clearance (Ochre Card)
Should you wish to apply for an OCHRE Card you must do so by contacting SAFE NT on 1800 723 368 /Police/Community-safety/SAFE-NT.aspx
National police certificate/criminal history check
Should you wish to apply for a Criminal History Check, you must do so by contacting SAFE NT on 1800 723 368 or you can visit their website at /Police/Community-safety/SAFE-NT.aspx
The following payment options are available when applying for access to information held by NTPFES where a fee is applicable.
Bank Transfer via Internet or Telephone Banking – only within Australia
Our bank details are:
National Australia Bank (NAB)
Account Name: Receiver of Territory Monies (RTM)
Account Number: 161610000
Description: Applicant’s/Your Name – Appropriate ledger code
You must also attach a copy of the transfer confirmation to this application form and send it to the Information Access Team at NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services.
Credit Card – this is the only method of payment for overseas customers
Credit card payments can be made to the Receiver of Territory Monies (RTM) over the telephone or by email. You must advise the RTM that you are paying for a Complete Traffic History Check, with the general ledger code 16 MEA 296 - 166311 and tax code N00. You must also attach a copy of the RTM receipt to this application form and send it to the Information Access Team at NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services.
The RTM can be contacted during office hours on (08) 8999 1606 or by email RTMDarwin@nt.gov.au
Cheque / Money Order
Cheques and money orders should be made payable to the Receiver of Territory Monies (RTM) and sent with the completed application form to the Information Access Section of NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services.
You must send proof of payment with your application or it will not be processed.