Litchfield Municipality is situated on the outskirts of Darwin amid tropical rural bushland, boasting a rural lifestyle with a wide range of well managed services and facilities available to its residents and visitors.
Spread over 3,100sqkm, Litchfield is rapidly growing offering larger land parcels for families is and is currently home to over 25,500 people. Litchfield residents enjoy a rural lifestyle which combines a mix of rural residential, horticultural, agricultural and industrial interests within its boundaries.
Robertson Barracks is a major Australian Army base located in the suburb of Knuckey Lagoon. Robertson Barracks was built during the 1990s. The Barracks are home to the 1st Brigade and the 1st Aviation Regiment.
The Litchfield Shire (as known until 2008) was named after Frederick Henry Litchfield and the land is the traditional home of the Larrakia, Woolner and Djowei Aboriginal people.