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Northern Territory

We received the fewest number complaints in Australia from consumers in the Northern Territory – 1,169 new complaints. In proportion to its population this is a rate of 5.5 complaints per 1,000 people.

The most common issues raised by consumers in the Northern Territory were about poor customer service and about service providers not actioning their undertakings to resolve a complaint. Underlying these complaints were issues were about:

  • disputes over the total amount of a bill (141 issues)
  • poor network coverage (137 issues)
  • the quality of information given to a consumer at the point of sale (111 issues).

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Northern Territory - snapshot

New Complaints Population Complaints per 1,000 pop
1,169 211,943 5.5

Population based on Australian Bureau of Statistics Census 2011. There are some cases where the TIO cannot record a consumer's postcode, therefore we have excluded those complaints from this counting.

Top postcodes

0830Palmerston and surrounds8.0
0820Stuart Park and surrounds6.7
0810Coconut Grove and surrounds6.6
0870Alice Springs and surrounds5.8
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*Complaints per thousand

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