We've scoured the internet looking for the best resources to help support your transition into Darwin. Below you'll find everything from local news and events, sporting and recreation facilities, public transport options and a wide range of community groups. If you think something is missing please email communications [at] dha.gov.au or dco.communication [at] defence.gov.au with your suggestions.
Darwin and Palmerston community pages
News and events
Greyhound Australia coaches connect Darwin to Alice Springs, Katherine and Adelaide.
Darwin Railway Station is only used by the Adelaide–Darwin train (known as the Ghan) for its twice weekly service.
A ferry service operated by Sealink connects Darwin to the Tiwi Islands to the north and Mandorah to the south west.
Sport and recreation
DHA has engaged with utility providers to deliver ongoing savings and benefits to Defence members and their families. To view the current offers and savings in your area, visit your Online Services dashboard.
To save money on your bill check out the Energy-Saving Guide for Northern Australia.