The Northern Territory is one of Australia’s most culturally diverse regions. Its population includes people of over 100 nationalities and supports some 50 social, cultural and religious organisations.
Up to 27% of Territorians speak a language other than English at home. Speakers of Indigenous languages are a large part of this group speaking up to two or three languages including English.
Immigrants from distant places have made the Northern Territory their home and have contributed enormously to our economy and culture, in particular the Greek and Asian immigrants. The Northern Territory community celebrates with enthusiasm during annual cultural festivals including the Greek Glenti, an Indian festival and Chinese New Year.