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Welcome to Darwin

Everything you need to know about the tropical, vibrant city of Darwin.

A move to Darwin is a move to a laid back city in the tropics, and a commitment to an outdoor lifestyle. We have risen from the ashes of two tragedies - The WWII Bombing of Darwin and Cyclone Tracy - to become the vibrant metropolis connecting Australia to Asia.

City of Darwin - About Darwin

Darwin is a modern capital city highly valued by its diverse and highly multicultural population, with a strong position in business and industry.

City of Darwin - Municipal Map

Our borders stretch far beyond the city lines...we look after 112 square kilometres of land made up of four town Wards including the CBD.

City of Darwin - History

Who are the traditional owners of this land? Did Charles Darwin ever visit the city named after him? What significant event, often unknown to most Australians, happened to Darwin in 1942? Our city has a fascinating history ready for you to discover.

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City of Darwin - A Global City

The waves crashing over NT shores are the same that children surf on in Indonesia, that catamarans roll upon in Malaysia, and the lifeblood of fishermen in Timor-Leste. A global focus is second nature to a capital city in such a unique location.

City of Darwin - Climate Change

We're committed to reducing our carbon footprint and encourage our community to do the same.

City of Darwin - Environment

Darwin's tropical coastal environment is unique and special.

City of Darwin - Community Profile

Access the latest statistics and demographic data for the Darwin municipality.

Information about our population characteristics, community diversity, population trends and economic profile can assist you to make informed choices.

These demographic resources have been prepared by id consulting on behalf of City of Darwin.

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