Conduct, ethics and integrity

The policy information for ethical behaviour, complaints processes, privacy, data access and working with children is below.

Complaints management in school

To ensure a fair, appropriate and timely resolution of complaints, the department must manage complaints in accordance with the:

You can make a complaint about your child's school, vocational education or training in school or an early childhood service. Find out where and how on the NT Government website.

Read the privacy statement policy.

Data access

All data that is held by the department including the information that is stored in the data warehouse, its associated data sets and reports, as well as data that sits outside the data warehouse, is covered by the data access policy PDF (157.8 KB).

The policy must be read in conjunction with the data access protocol PDF (771.2 KB).

Information statement

The information statement:

  • provides a description of the structure and functions of the department
  • describes the kinds of information usually held by the department
  • describes the procedures for providing access to government information (personal and
    non-personal)
  • describes the procedure for correcting information held by the department.

Read the information statement PDF (756.1 KB).

Reporting of alleged misconduct of a teacher

The department and the Teacher Registration Board must share information about alleged misconduct of teachers in circumstances stated in the Teacher Registration (NT) Act 2004.

Working with children clearance (Ochre cards)

To find out who needs a clearance and how to apply, read working with children clearance notice.


Last updated: 02 December 2021

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