Business and economic data
Key business statistics, economic data, business, employment, labour market and business confidence.
- NT key business statistics
Economy and business count snapshots, output and income, labour market, population, prices and retail sales reports.
- Economic data
Northern Territory, Australia and global economic data, including briefs, reviews, exports and development outlooks.
- Economy snapshot
Infographic information on Northern Territory key business indicators.
- Business count snapshot
Information about about the types of businesses and industry in the Northern Territory.
- Business count infographic data
Information about about the types of businesses and industry in the Northern Territory displayed as infographics.
- Consumption expenditure: retail trade snapshot
Statistical information about retail trading in the Northern Territory.
- Labour market briefs
Information about employment in the Northern Territory.
- Labour market infographic data
Information about employment in the Northern Territory displayed as infographics.
- Business confidence survey
Northern Territory business confidence survey outlines confidence levels of businesses across the Northern Territory.
- State of the economy
The quarterly state of the economy is a snapshot of the Northern Territory economy, and movements in key economic and business indicators.
- NT economic growth
Economic growth in the Northern Territory represented in an interactive graph.
Investment and major projects
Information on major projects, Local Jobs Fund, northern Australia development and regional economic development.
- Major projects in the Northern Territory
Information on major projects and major project status.
- Local Jobs Fund
The Local Jobs Fund will support economic transformation projects and will help high growth potential Territory businesses to increase exports of goods and services both interstate and internationally.
- Team NT
Team NT, a three-tier approach to strengthening and aligning the promotion of Northern Territories economic interests nationally and internally.
- Northern Australia development
Developing the North information, including the white paper and contacts for the Northern Australia Development Office.
- Regional economic development
Information on regional economic development in Northern Territory, economic profiles and contact details for the regional economic development offices.
- Northern Australia's maritime industries hub
The Australian Government, represented by the Department of Defence, is acquiring 12 Offshore Patrol Vessels under an acquisition contract entered into in early 2018.
- Business missions
Join the Northern Territory Government on the upcoming trade and investment missions.
Migration information for business
Information for Northern Territory businesses that employ overseas workers: Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme and the Northern Territory Designated Area Migration Agreement.
- Northern Territory Designated Area Migration Agreement
Information for business interested employing overseas worker under the Northern Territory Designated Area Migration Agreement (NT DAMA).
- Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (subclass 187) visa
Information on the applying for nomination of the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (Subclass 187) visa.
Space in the Northern Territory
Information on the plans to grow local space industry capability in the Northern Territory and case studies on how space technology is being used in the Northern Territory.
- Territory space industry 2020
Territory space industry 2020 aims to grow the Northern Territory’s space industry capabilities, connect Territory industry with the Australian and global space economy, and support the Territory economy to become ‘space enabled.
- Industry case studies
Take a look at how space technology is driving efficiency and innovation across the Northern Territory key economic sectors.
- Contact Economic and Industry Development
Contact details for Economic and Industry Development.
Calendar of business events in the Northern Territory, NT Training Awards, the Skills, Employment and Careers Expo, Aboriginal Economic Development Forum, WorldSkills and Try'a Skill.
- Aboriginal Economic Development Forum
Information on the bi-annual Aboriginal Economic Development Forum.
- Business Engagement Program
The Business Engagement Program is a range of events exploring the Territory’s trade and investment opportunities which will run alongside the Arafura Games’ sporting program.
- NT Training Awards
Information on NT Training Awards including categories and how to nominate.
- October Business Month
Program of events for businesses during October in the Northern Territory.
- Skills, Employment and Careers Expo
Information on getting your career started through opportunities at the Skills, Employment and Careers Expo.
- Try'a Skill
Worldskills Australia initiative to boost trade participation.
A biennial competition that celebrates and promotes the standards and status of vocational training and skills excellence.
- Events calendar
Check out what events are happening across the Northern Territory with the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation.
Business reforms and initiatives
The latest reforms and initiatives including: Biz Secure, Buy Local Industry Advocate, Darwin Innovation Hub, Economic Development Framework and the Innovator in Residence program.
- Biz Secure
- Buy Local Industry Advocate
The Buy Local Industry Advocate's annual report is important way of reporting his observations and recommendations in respect to government procurement.
- Darwin Innovation Hub
The Department of Trade, Business and Innovation, Paspalis, Charles Darwin University (CDU) and AusIndustry have partnered to create the first innovation hub in the Northern Territory.
- Economic Development Framework
- Innovator in Residence program
The Innovator in Residence program aims to provide proactive mentoring and support to small-medium enterprises in the Northern Territory.
Business publications, strategies, policies and reports
Strategies, policies, reports, business bulletins, updates and directories.
Business boards and committees
Industry Skills Advisory Council, Mastering Innovation NT, Procurement Review Board, Regional economic development committees and statutory authorities.
- Aboriginal Economic Development Field Officer Network
The Aboriginal Economic Development Field Officers Network is an informal network providing a platform and environment to bring together Territory Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people who work directly with Aboriginal communities on economic development activities.
- Desert Knowledge Australia: statutory authority
Improve harmony, sustainability and wealth creation in deserts and arid lands of Central Australia by promoting investment.
- Industry Skills Advisory Council
The council works with industry, business, government and training providers on training for workers and the development of workforce skills.
- Mastering Innovation NT
An informal grouping of businesses and entrepreneurs interested in pursuing innovation in their businesses and companies and / or guiding and mentoring innovation by others.
- NT Build: statutory authority
Deals with long service entitlements for construction industry workers.
- Procurement Review Board
Oversees all government procurements in the Northern Territory and gives advice on policy adherence.
- Regional economic development committees
Information on the four regional economic development committees and their members.