Moil, Northern Territory

Moil is a northern suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

Darwin, Northern Territory
Shopping complex at Moil
Population2,000 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Area1.0 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Location11.7 km (7 mi) from Darwin
LGA(s)City of Darwin
Territory electorate(s)Johnston
Federal Division(s)Solomon
Suburbs around Moil:
Alawa Wagaman Wulagi
Jingili Moil Anula
Darwin International Airport Marrara Marrara


Moil was built before Cyclone Tracy in 1974. It derives its name from the Aboriginal people on the Moyle River who inhabit an area on the lower reaches of the Daly River and around Port Keats.


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Moil (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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