The National Disability Insurance Scheme is tipped to create more than one thousand new jobs and double the disability services market to $320 million by 2020.

The NT's Australian of the Year finalist Andrea Mason is working to empower women and tackle domestic violence in some of Australia's most remote communities.

A Northern Territory man got quite a shock on Tuesday morning when he spotted a 1m crocodile attacking a wheelie bin outside his suburban house near Darwin.

Heavy rainfall is expected to spoil Australia Day barbeques in the NT with rainfall of up to 300 millimetres expected in some areas.

A remote NT community is in mourning after a man was killed by a 3.3-metre crocodile while trying to cross a notorious river in actions labelled as "foolish."