Please Note - all dates are postponed until further notice.
The Legislative Assembly decided on Thursday 30 November to defer the holding of the election of candidates to the Constitutional Convention and the Convention itself until a date after the Northern Territory General Election which will take place on 25 August 2012.
Keep up to date with developments of the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (LCAC) so you are prepared when the NT Constitutional Convention is announced.
Drafting a constitution is a huge and time consuming task. To assist elected delegates the LCAC approached Anne Twomey, Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Sydney to draft a Constitutional Framework document which elected delegates may or may not use to as a basis for their deliberations to draft a constitution for the Northern Territory.
LCAC decided to close the Office of Statehood on 8th February 2012 until the timing of the convention is announced after the Legislative Assembly election in August 2012. A Report on Statehood Program was tabled February 2012 by the LCAC detailing the planning for the NT Constitutional Convention.