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
The Northern Territory Government has released the 2021 Budget which focuses on leading the comeback by:
More Territorians can now access free or low cost training courses with new changes to the JobTrainer program coming into effect this week.
The Northern Territory Government is fast-tracking sustainable development precincts, to help attract private sector investment in agriculture and aquaculture.
The Northern Territory Government’s Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade (DITT) is hosting agricultural field days at Katherine Research Station (KRS) on 27 April 2021 and Douglas Daly Research Farm (DDRF) on 28 to 29 April 2021.
The Territory’s resources sector has received a major boost with the Territory Government announcing record funding to drive more mining development and to create more local jobs.
On the morning of 25 April 1915, the Anzacs set out to capture the Gallipoli peninsula in order to open the Dardanelles to the allied forces. The objective was to capture Constantinople (now Istanbul in Turkey).
On 6 May 2020, the Northern Territory’s (NT) Hemp Industry Act 2019 and associated regulations came into effect allowing for the production of low tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) cannabis species, known as industrial cannabis or industrial hemp.
The Northern Territory Government will invest $2 million over the next two years to advance the delivery of clean and reliable electricity to remote communities.
Citrus canker is a bacterial disease of citrus plants and was detected in the Northern Territory in April 2018 and has now been eradicated thanks to the support of the local community and industry.