The Northern Territory is one of the most popular visitor destinations in Australia. People come to see and enjoy the ancient Aboriginal culture and a multitude of natural and cultural treasures.
Darwin is the gateway to the Australian Outback and some of the country's best tourism experiences. Progressive, vibrant, and energising, Darwin is a breath of fresh air that will always prove irresistible to potential delegates, encouraging high attendance.
Wealth of knowledge and specialist expertise to share
The Territory's increasing status as a world leader in energy development and mineral exploration has made Darwin the destination of choice for the resources industry's most prestigious and influential events.
Home to the largest number of Indigenous Australians per capita, the Northern Territory also has extensive experience in a wide range of indigenous matters including health, education, training and business development.
Darwin is also home to the Menzies School of Health Research, which is internationally renowned for its work in indigenous health, tropical diseases and infections.
Darwin's location offers unique capabilities in areas of tropical expertise. Scientists are working at the cutting edge of tropical medicine, food production, architecture, climate change research, preventing incursions of exotic pests, and fighting tropical diseases.
The Northern Territory is also the ideal place to gain valuable insights in environmental science, geographic information systems (GIS), environmental risks assessments and tropical wildlife management as much of the region remains untouched – from the savannas and wetlands to the dry arid regions.