About DTF

The Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) provides specialist fiscal, economic and statistical advice and services to the Northern Territory (NT) Government to ensure long-term economic development through effective management of public sector resources.

The Economic Group (EG) is a division of DTF. Its role is to advise the Treasurer and the Government on economic and commercial issues affecting the Territory. It comprises four business units: Commercial and Economic Policy, Economic Analysis, Utilities Reform and Intergovernmental Relations.

A new opportunity currently exists in the Commercial and Economic Policy unit. As a Principal Analyst (AO7) you will:

  • undertake detailed research, investigation and analysis of policies and issues affecting the Northern Territory including from commercial, corporate governance, economic policy and regulatory perspectives
  • assist in the preparation of policies, and provision of advice including development of high level reports, cabinet submissions, briefing notes and ministerial correspondence
  • provide advice and assist in the formulation and implementation of commercial and economic policy, regulatory and economic reform initiatives
  • represent DTF on working groups and evaluation panels
  • supervise junior staff.

For further details please visit our Careers website or contact Rodney McComiskie, Director Economic Policy on 08 8999 6447 or by email

Applications close on 23 September 2019 and should be submitted via the Careers in Government website.


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