Office of Women's Advancement

Office of Women's Advancement

Office of Women's Advancement (Logo) | Department of Regional Development and Women’s Policy 


The Office of Women’s Advancement within the Department of Community Services, focuses on gender equality through close working relationships with Territory women and women’s organisations. The Office provides policy advice and options to government on women’s issues and is committed to advancing the social, political, economic and civil status of women in the Northern Territory.

The work of the Office of Women’s Advancement is underpinned by the Policy Framework for Territory Women that focuses on women’s safety, gender equality and leadership and participation.

Minister for Women’s Policy

The Northern Territory Minister for Women’s Policy is the Honourable Bess Price MLA, Member for Stuart. [Find out More] 

Policy Framework for Territory Women

The Policy Framework for Territory Women is based on issues and concerns raised by Territory Women and focuses on women’s safety, gender equality and leadership and participation. [Find out More] 

Gender Equality – a global initiative – how the Territory takes part

There are a number of global initiatives that seek to achieve gender equality for women.  Australia, and therefore the Northern Territory, are signatories and supporters of these initiatives.  [Find out More]