The Territory has a number of other growth and developing sectors.
Creative industries are those based on creativity, skill and talent and that have a potential for wealth and job creation through generating intellectual property.
Defence and defence support
The Northern Territory is at the frontline of Australia’s national security.
The Northern Territory’s environment is central to the economy - from tourism to primary industry, and our creative industries to the resources sector.
‘Human services’ refers to government’s work in meeting human needs by delivering welfare, public aid, health and other services.
Transport, freight and logistics
As Australia’s northernmost capital city, Darwin is closer to Shenzhen, Singapore and Denpasar than it is to some of Australia’s capital cities.
Tropical health and research
The Northern Territory is well placed in developing world-leading health research and disaster preparedness across the Asia-Pacific region.