ROYAL DARWIN SHOW
'Experience the best of the Territory'
27th - 29th July 2017

About Us

The Royal Agricultural Society

The Royal Agricultural Society has a 21 member Council. The Full Council is responsible for the organisation of the annual Darwin Show through its committees. The Board of Management has responsibility for overall management of the Showgrounds & Exhibition Centre.

Our Objectives

  • To promote, encourage and assist the development of Primary Industry, commercial, cultural activities, mining and industrial resources of the Northern Territory.
  • To promote, encourage and assist the development of the Society's Showgrounds as an exhibition and trade promotion centre.
  • To promote, encourage and assist the development of liaison and communication with Government, private industry and the community as a whole.
  • To promote, encourage and assist the development of Education and cultural exchange intrastate, interstate and internationally.
  • Encourage, promote and sanction the formation of affiliated societies and to affiliate with other bodies with the same or kindred objects.
  • To encourage, promote and sanction the formation of affiliated societies and to affiliate with other bodies with the same or kindred objectives.

Patron:

  • His Honour The Honorable Mr John Hardy AO
    Administrator of the Northern Territory

Vice Patrons:

  • Hon. Michael Gunner MLA
    Chief Minister of the Northern Territory

  • RT. Worshipful Katrina Fong Lim
    Lord Mayor of Darwin

History and Aims

In 1951 a very successful Exhibition was presented by the Maranga and District Progress Association – this became the first Darwin Show. Later that year THE NORTH AUSTRALIAN SHOW SOCIETY INC was formed and in 1952 staged the first Darwin Show held on its present site.

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OUR LOCATION

1 Tate Place, Winnellie Northern Territory - Australia