26 April to 4 May 2019


The Arafura Games will feature local, national and international athletes with 33 countries invited to participate.

These countries represent some of the Northern Territory’s closest neighbours and have been picked to help maximise opportunities off the field, through trade, business and education links with the potential to grow the NT economy.

Nine countries have officially signed up to the Games, with more to be announced here soon.


China, officially the People’s Republic of China, is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia and the...

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Federated States of Micronesia

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) consists of 607 islands, of which 65 are inhabited, spread over...

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Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a unitary sovereign state and transcontinental country mainly located in...

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Marshall Islands

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is located in the Micronesia region north of Nauru and...

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The Philippines, officially The Republic of the Philippines is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast...

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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is an archipelagic state situated in the south-west Pacific Ocean, approximately 2,000 kms to the...

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Timor-Leste, or East Timor, officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and the Northern Territory have a long-standing...

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Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is located midway between Hawaii and Australia in the South...

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Vietnam, officially the Society Republic of Vietnam is the eastern most country on the Indochina Peninsula of...

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