Request for Information

Submit a Request when purchasing property, beginning development, exploration or land clearing to find out if any Sacred Sites are currently registered or recorded in the location.

  1. View Further Information 
  2. Download Applicant Guide
  3. Enter AAPA Online  here
    *Recommendation:
    Use Google Chrome for AAPA Online

Authority Certificates

When you apply for an Authority Certificate, on-site consultations with Aboriginal custodians are carried out to identify and record any Sacred Sites in the area and any conditions to be observed to protect these sites during the conduct of works.

  1. View Further Information
  2. Download Applicant Guide
  3. Enter AAPA Online here
    *Recommendation:
    Use Google Chrome for AAPA Online

Register a Sacred Site

A Registered Sacred Site is given the highest protection in the NT. As a custodian of a Sacred Site you can request Site Registration and information you provide about the site will be presented to the AAPA Board for consideration.

  1. View Further Information 
  2. Download Application Form 
  3. Report Site Damage
  • COVID-19 restrictions causing delays to the delivery of AAPA’s services.

    The restrictions associated with COVID-19 are causing significant delays to the delivery of AAPA’s services.

  • Closure of Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority (AAPA) over the Christmas Holidays

    Please be advised that AAPA will be closed over the Christmas/New Year period, starting from Wednesday 25 December 2019 and will reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020.

  • Improved Request For Information Process have been Implemented

    AAPA is pleased to announce that an improved Request for Information process have been implemented from 1 November 2019.  AAPA has recently reviewe