Support and advice

If you are a Northern Territory (NT) business, you can get support and advice to help you during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.


You can access four hours of free and independent advice.

Contact either the Business Enterprise Centre NT or the Chamber of Commerce NT to speak to expert advisors about:

  • health and wellbeing
  • business strategy and managing through tough times
  • finance, accounting, bookkeeping and insurance
  • legal matters including intellectual property and contracts
  • web, ecommerce, social media and marketing.

For more information contact:

Co-contribution requirements have also been waived for all NT Government Business Growth programs.

To find out which program is best for your business needs, contact a small business champion.

Expert advice

To get free advice from expert advisors, even if you aren't a member, go to the Chamber of Commerce NT website.

Read the COVID-19 employer guide fact sheet on the Chamber of Commerce NT website.

Free training courses

The Northern Territory Government is funding a range of short courses that will help you upskill or reskill your staff.

View the list of free training courses.

If you need advice on what training will benefit your staff, go to the Industry Skills Advisory Council NT website, email or phone 08 7913 7500.

As a business owner, you may be feeling overwhelmed, distressed or anxious during this period of uncertainty.

Remember that you are not alone in how you feel and be mindful that everyone will cope with this differently.

You can always ask for help when you need it.

There are a number of organisations and services available to help you through this difficult time.

Mental health and counselling:

Parenting support:

Aid and support:

For more information on mental health support, go to the Northern Territory Government website.

Last updated: 12 May 2020

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