Northern Territory Opportunities – Population Growth Strategy


Alice Springs Australian Skill Select Program Darwin Katherine Northern Territory Northern Territory Government Skilled Migration Subclass 189 Subclass 489

The 2018 – 2028 Northern Territory Population Growth Strategy was released on 22nd August 2018.  This Strategy aim is to boost the population in the Northern Territory, by creating around 21,000 jobs over ten years and provide a $10 billion boost to the Territory’s economy.

The Northern Territory Initiatives include:

 Attracting investment and creating jobs by encouraging local employment and a strategic focus on infrastructure, tourism, defence, trade and international engagement
Using The Territory – Boundless Possible to tell the modern Territory story
Attracting early career women, mid and late career workers and migrants through financial incentives for those in occupations on the Skilled Occupation Priority List
 Enhancing liveability including revitalising the Darwin and Alice Springs CBD, and improving sporting, recreational and cultural experiences and investing in safer communities
Understanding the drivers of population change through ongoing research

View the 2018 – 2028 Northern Territory Population Growth Strategy at

To find out if you are eligible to migrate to the Northern Territory, please complete our online assessment, and one of our team will contact you shortly.

I was waiting on Skill Select for one year for an invitation to apply for a Subclass 190. I only had 60 points. So when the points increased to 65 on July 1st 2018, I felt like giving up! Then Cyrus at EasyMigrate told me about State Sponsorship in NT. Through State Sponsorship I got the additional points I required for Subclass 489. My EOI was submitted to NT Government on July 5th 2018. I was expecting to wait for six, eight months or longer for an invitation, but on August 7th 2018 I received my invitation to apply. I have now submitted my application.
I am looking forward to relocating to the Northern Territory, and I am incredibly thankful that the Northern Territory has an open migration policy, unlike other states in Australia.

Mr A. Kelly Invitation to apply for Subclass 489 through Northern Territory

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