Trade and investment toolkit

Toolkit for Territory businesses

This toolkit is provided as a resource to help Territory businesses attract investment or grow trade from outside the Territory.

A range of templates and resources are provided, which are consistent with The Territory’s overarching branding. To read more about the Territory’s brand go to the Boundless Possible website.


When promoting your product, service or project to potential trade and investment partners, it can help to include key information about the Territory.

The Territory website includes information about the Territory including information on living, working, migrating, investing, studying or visiting. The site also includes information on the Territory’s main industry sectors and current investment opportunities.

Go to The Territory website.

Austrade provides information for exporters including advice on free trade agreements and advice specific to the tourism and education sectors. Go to the Austrade website.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provide information on a range of countries to help you know more about the countries you would like to do business with. Go to the DFAT website.

The Trade Support Scheme can help you offset the costs of international marketing activities. The scheme can provide funding for up to 50% of the cost of approved activities.

The Local Jobs Fund supports transformative projects and will help high growth potential Territory businesses to increase exports of goods and services both interstate and internationally.

Investment Territory offers an investment facilitation service to private investors including foreign, domestic and local. The team will coordinate significant projects for investors through a case management approach to ensure the best outcomes for the project and the Territory. You can contact Investment Territory by email or phone 08 8999 5091.

The Trade team promotes the Territory’s international trade interests alongside Australian Government agencies and its overseas network. You can contact the Trade team by email

To talk to someone local about growing your business and to learn more about Territory Government run support programs, go to the website.

Austrade provides general information about exporting and doing business in international markets, free of charge to Australian companies. To find out more, go to the Austrade website, phone 13 28 78 or email

StudyNT offers a downloadable range of printed material and videos to assist international education agents promote the Territory as a quality destination for international students, go to the StudyNT website.

A comprehensive online resource for tourism industry operators is available on the Tourism NT website.

The NT-India market entry guide contains key contextual information about the relationship between the Territory and India, and an analysis of opportunities for engagement with the nation. Additionally, the guide highlights a strategies and approaches to engagement which will lead to better outcomes for Territory enterprises.

The International engagement, trade and investment strategic plan
Outlines and goals to grow the economy and attract people to visit, live, work, study, invest and trade in Australia's north.

Statement of capacity: mining equipment, technology and services in the Northern Territory
A report on local industry's capacity to service and supply the needs of the mining equipment, technology and services sector in the Northern Territory.

The International education and training strategy
A six year strategy to grow the international education sector and raise student numbers in the Northern Territory.

Statement of capacity: defence construction industry in the Northern Territory
A report on the construction industry's capacity to service defence infrastructure projects.

Statement of capacity: marine services industry in the Northern Territory
A report on the marine industry's capacity to service the maintenance and supply requirements of defence and offshore oil and gas platform support vessels.

Statement of capacity: aquaculture and crocodile farming industry in the Northern Territory
A report on Northern Territory businesses capacity to service the aquaculture and crocodile farming industry.

Last updated: 04 September 2019

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