Our Business Growth Program is an innovative package of assistance programs specifically structured to help build profitable, sustainable and capable businesses.
Our small business champions are located across the Northern Territory (NT) to help local business access government programs.
Economic development officers support business and industry in all regions of the NT through identifying and project managing strategic economic development initiatives.
Workforce training coordinators in the regions are able to support employers by brokering training support and providing program assistance linked to employment. Workforce training coordinators also have a particular focus on improving employment opportunities for local Aboriginal Territorians.
Smarter Business Solutions program provides tailored assistance and advice to reduce costs by adopting efficient, innovative and proven energy, waste and water technologies and practices.
Remote Aboriginal Development Fund supports initiatives in remote regions that have a positive impact on economic development, employment opportunities and improving governance and capacity in communities.
The Biz Secure program helps eligible Territory businesses access funding to make permanent improvements aimed at enhancing the safety of their premises against break-ins.
The Smart Energy Grants are aimed at helping achieve the Territory’s target of 50% renewables by 2030 through incentives to home owners to switch to renewables or replace inefficient fixtures, with works to be carried out by local businesses.
The Innovator-in-Residence Program provides mentoring and specialist advice to start-up businesses to help them grow and address the critical uncertainties faced by small and medium enterprises in the NT.
The Trade Support Scheme can provide funding to assist businesses to identify export opportunities, establish new export markets or grow existing export markets.
The Trade Support Scheme can also assist businesses to undertake export marketing planning, determine export market entry strategies and establish digital marketing plans.
Export ready businesses who want to improve their existing international networks and markets can become a partner in the government’s business delegations to key markets.
The Department of Trade, Business and Innovation services and supports Territory businesses and drives growth in the Territory economy. We work with business to develop and broaden the Northern Territory economic base by providing strategic programs and activities to support local businesses and industry to start.run.grow.
Whether it’s an innovative new idea, a plan to expand your business or help to reduce your energy bill – we’ve got something to help you at every stage of your business.