Northern Territory Nationals

Northern Territory Nationals

The Northern Territory Nationals were a political party active in the Northern Territory in the late 1980s. The party was not affiliated with the National Party of Australia, whose NT affiliate was Country Liberal Party. The party was however associated with the National Party of Queensland supported Joh for PM push.

After the 1987 election they were represented in the Assembly by former Chief Minister Ian Tuxworth. He had previously been the Country Liberal Party leader.

They gained a second seat when Enzo Floreani won a by-election in the seat of Flynn in 1988, but lost both seats in 1990, when a redistribution badly weakened Tuxworth's hold on his seat.

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