The Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade has been established to support the government’s priority of achieving a $40 billion economy by 2030 through the growth of sustainable and competitive industries. Find out more about us.
Economic data and statistics
Key business statistics, economic data, business, employment, labour market and business confidence.
What we are doing
Territory exporters are invited to nominate for the Chief Ministers NT Export Awards to celebrate their export successes, innovation and business resilience.
Nominations for the Northern Territory Top Tourism Town Awards 2022 close 12 noon on Tuesday 10 May 2022.
The annual cattle sales will return in July, with about 250 animals on offer.
Territory start-ups and entrepreneurs with innovative ideas can now access mentoring and government funding under the refreshed Business Innovation Program (BIP) 2.0.
Congratulations Kylie Jones who was crowned the AgriFutures NT Rural Women’s Award Winner for 2022.
Mango is an important crop for the Territory and it features in many of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade’s current projects and plans.
A 3-year research and development project investigating the potential for commercial Indigenous forestry in northern Australia is underway.
The Northern Territory Government is investing in new recycling infrastructure projects with applications now open for the Northern Territory Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) grant program.
The space industry has taken an important leap forward in the Territory with the release of the Territory Space Strategy 2022-2026.
Innovation Territory now has a new website – www.innovation.nt.gov.au. This is your key source for all things innovation.
The Animal Welfare Branch (AWB) attended the second RSPCA Microchipping Day on 10 April.
A long-term grazing strategies trial is providing results in Central Australia.
The annual 400 day data collection for the selected Brahman and Composite yearlings took place in December 2021, with some of the high performance cattle to be made available for sale in July 2022.
The 2022-23 International Student Wellbeing Grants program is now open.
The first 30 Territorians to graduate from a new cabin crew training program will now enter the aviation sector and help ease critical workforce shortages.
A Prime Video series based on Holly Ringland’s international best-selling book, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, recently finished its final 4 weeks of production in the breathtaking and iconic landscapes of Central Australia.
A new Territory Workforce Advisory Group has been established to support business and industry address critical workforce shortages.
Through the 2022-23 Australian Government’s Budget, an additional $6.9 billion over 12-years is being invested under the National Water Grid Fund, taking the total investment to $8.9 billion.
The Northern Territory Government’s efforts to support the melon industry are bearing fruit.
Remotely monitored devices (such as accelerometers and GPS trackers) are being used to detect maternal behaviours associated with calf suckling events in first-lactation cows as part of the uSuckle project at the Katherine Research Station.
MaveriX, the largest local production ever to be filmed in the Red Centre, is set to premiere tomorrow night, at 5.30pm on ABC ME and ABC iView.
The Territory’s new International Engagement Strategy launches today to harness our competitive advantages, expand our global reach and respond to a changed international environment.
Visit us at the Northern Territory Cattlemen’s Association (NTCA) 2022 Conference in Darwin tomorrow, 25 March.
The Northern Territory continues to bring Aboriginal stories to our Australian and international audiences with the latest Screen Territory funding supporting two exciting Aboriginal projects, providing production finance funding for a documentary feature titled LIKE MY BROTHER and a web series titled Black As Rebooted.