Start, run and grow a business

You can get access to support and services to help start, run or grow your business in the Northern Territory.

Use the interactive tool to find out what help you can get for your business.

Find a small business champion

  • Start or buy a business
    Find out where to get resources if you want to start or grow a business, including information about starting a small business.
  • Licensing for your business
    Read about and get resources related to licensing and your business in the Northern Territory.
  • Leasing a commercial property
    Before you sign a lease, entering into a lease, lease costs and the Business Tenancies (Fair Dealings) Act.
  • Information packs for your business
    Find out about extra resources for your business produced by the Australian Business Licence and Information Service.
  • Young people and business
    Find out what resources are available to you as a young person looking at starting a business.
  • Online business
    Find out where to get information about running an online business including practical tips.
  • Sales and customer service
    Find out where to go for information about creating a positive customer experience at your business.
  • Business support services
    Contact details for support services available for businesses in the Northern Territory.
  • Managing your staff: workforce planning
    Templates and advice for recruiting, managing and retaining workers and workforce planning.
  • Planning approvals for your business
    Find out what approvals you need for your business using the Planning Scheme Business Information Finder.
  • Trade measurements
    Information for businesses that must comply with Australian trade measurement laws, such as manufacturers or importers and retailers of pre-packaged goods.
  • Workplace health and safety
    Find out where to get information or resources related to your workplace health and safety obligations.
  • Sell or close a business
    Get information to help decide whether you should sell or close your business, and resources that will help once you have made a decision.