The Northern Territory's under fire indigenous treaty commissioner Mick Dodson has formally resigned amid abuse allegations.
Professor Dodson has been under pressure to step down since he was accused of verbally abusing and threatening an Aboriginal woman at an interstate football game in Darwin in January.
The 71-year-old is also alleged to have called a second woman offensive names during an angry exchange at a casino five months before he was appointed to the role.
On Friday, that pressure came to bear and the former Australian of the Year agreed to step down.
"The NT treaty commissioner Mick Dodson has tendered his resignation from the role," a government spokesman said on Friday.
"The resignation will be effective from the close of business today."
Prof Dodson did not admit the allegations, and through his lawyer previously said he doesn't remember the first incident but agreed the alleged conduct was disgraceful.
His resignation comes after Chief Minister Michael Gunner last month said Prof Dodson couldn't continue as treaty commissioner until the allegations were cleared up.
"I've formally expressed my concern to (Prof Dodson) about recent allegations he behaved in a threatening and derogatory way towards a number of women," Mr Gunner previously said.
"I, along with the minister for treaty (Selena Uibo), have therefore lost confidence in the commissioner to perform his role."
Ms Uibo had previously summoned Prof Dodson to talks about the claims made against him after receiving the first complaint in late March.
The NT Department of Chief Minister and Cabinet is understood to have completed an investigation into the incident but the findings haven't been made public.
Prof Dodson was also referred to the NT Independent Commission Against Corruption, which returned the complaint to the DCMC as an employment matter.
Yawuru man Prof Dodson was named the Australian of the Year in 2009 for his work advocating for the rights of indigenous Australians.
As a barrister specialising in native title and human rights, he assisted the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody in the 1980s.
In 1993, he was appointed as Australia's first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, a post he held until 1998.
He was appointed NT's Treaty Commissioner in February 2019 and is also a former chief executive of the Northern Land Council.
Prof Dodson's role as NT treaty commissioner was to consult with Aboriginal people and develop a framework for future treaty negotiations.