Central Australia

Services offered to support Central Australia businesses include:

  • guidance on licence, permit and association applications and requirements
  • lodgement of in-person applications for across government agencies
  • issue and replace across government licences and permits
  • grants and funding assistance programs for business
  • personalised business licensing and regulation reports
  • referral to specialist support and advisory services that are available to business.

Call 1800 193 111 or email

Service map

The Central Australia team cover the following area.

Boundaries and towns that Central Australia TBC service.

Central Australia team

There are a number of staff that support business in the Central Australia region, some of the team are listed below.

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Rae Finlay

Regional Manager

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Susan Chambers

Small Business Champion

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Bridget Dooley

Small Business Champion

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Sam Hill

Small Business Champion

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Ross Nowland

Small Business Champion

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Grant Butler

Workforce Training Coordinator

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Donna Digby

Industry Development Officer

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Alli Rechenbech

Team Leader

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Amber Booth

Customer Services Officer

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Maddison Bolton

Customer Services Officer

Location and hours

Get the address and up-to-date opening hours on the Northern Territory Government website.

About the Central Australia region

Central Australia is the Territory’s largest region, covering 42% of the total land area. The region includes small communities separated by long distances and is home to about 39,400 people, of whom about 43% are Aboriginal. Alice Springs, Australia’s inland capital, is the main service centre, with a population of about 26,400 people. Around 35% of the region’s population are aged 24 years or under and about 8% are aged 65 years or older.

Major industries include tourism, mining, oil and gas exploration, and construction. Tourism is an important contributor to economic activity with many natural attractions in the region, including Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon, Uluru and West MacDonnell Ranges, attracting domestic and international visitors.

For further investment opportunities see the Central Australia prospectus. PDF (3.4 MB)

Source: NT Budget 2022.

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