Department of Trade, Business and Innovation

The Department of Trade, Business and Innovation Small Business Champions are the key point of contact for Northern Territory business owners, Indigenous enterprises and not for profit organisations looking to improve their profitability, sustainability or capability. Servicing all areas of the Northern Territory, Small Business Champions have an extensive network of contacts, information, tools and resources to help facilitate development and sustainability within the local business community.

Introducing your local Small Business Champions Ken Orwell and Jessica Powter. Ken covers the Roper and Carpentaria Highways including Ngukurr, Numbulwar and Borroloola and Jessica covers the Victoria River District including Kalkarindji and Lajamanu. They can meet with you and confidentially discuss your business needs, offering referrals to Northern Territory Government, Federal Government and non-Government programs including those outlined below. Please visit or call Ken on 08 8973 8118 and Jessica on 08 8973 8434.

Business Growth Program - The program offers financial assistance to engage suitably qualified consultants to deliver improvement strategies.

Services offered under this suite of programs include:

  • Business Overview
  • Business Planning
  • Integrated Management Systems
  • Mentor Support
  • Business Solutions
  • Information Technology Solutions
  • Digital Solutions
  • Tender Solutions
  • Employment Solutions
  • Governance Solutions

Last updated: 07 August 2019