Revitalising Darwin CBD

Darwin — the Capital of the North. Australia's gateway to 400 million people.

Darwin is one of the great tropical cities of the world. And great cities have great CBDs.

Our goal is a greener, cooler, modern tropical city... a transformation that will unlock the CBD's potential as an attractive, bustling and connected capital. To breathe new life into Darwin CBD we are using science, art, activity and even addressing vacant and derelict properties.

To drive population growth, create more jobs and make Darwin a fantastic place to live, work and visit, we are working with partners to transform our city.

Enjoy exploring what we are doing AND what we plan to do...


Darwin CBD Projects

Work has already started on some of the below projects ahead of securing a Darwin City Deal.

  Transforming Our Laneways

Activating laneways for improved connectivity between streets.

  Building Excitement...Up

New developments activating the city.

  Splash!
New Water Theme Park

Delivering a world class water-based attraction for tourists and Territorians.

  Cooling, Greening and
redeveloping State Square

Reducing the impact of heat in our tropical city and rejuvenating Darwin’s CBD.

  First Impressions Count
- Arriving in the CBD

A new entrance to the city.

  Uni Students
in the City

A new living and learning campus for Charles Darwin University.

  Fun Stuff and Cool Street Art

See what's on in Darwin city.

  Smarter and Connected City

Positioning Darwin as one of Australia’s leading Smart Cities.



What's Happening Around Darwin CBD

There's heaps happening to create a more vibrant and activated Darwin.
Click on a link to find out more (including how to get involved).

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live DARWIN

Transforming the Darwin City into a world-class destination.

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Street Art Festival

Taking over Darwin City for 10 colourful days in October.

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NT Events Guide

Keep up to date with everything happening in Darwin City.

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