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Journal of Northern Territory History

The journal publishes material on the history of the Northern Territory or on subjects which have some relevance to Northern Australia. The journal’s editorial committee welcomes the submission of articles, extracts from primary sources, book reviews, and notes on appropriate topics, which it can consider for publication.


Submissions should he typed on one side of the paper only using ample margins. Double spacing is preferred and A4 sized paper used. Illustrations are welcome. Maps and diagrams ought to be clear and easy to read; photographs should he black and white matt prints. Articles should not exceed 6,000 words. Other contributions should be much shorter than this it possible.

The submissions should, where appropriate, include a list of sources used. References may be indicated by numerical superscripts if desired. Lists of sources and/or references should appear at the end of submission with references listed in the order of appearance. The style for references should be that used in the last issue of the journal.

It a condition of publication in the journal that material should not already have been published elsewhere. No payment is made for publications in the journal.


Copyright for published submissions is vested in the author or authors. Copyright for the journal is vested in the Historical Society of the Northern Territory.