28 June 1995
Chief Minister Stone and Secretary Department of Industry Mr Lyall Macintosh. AusIndustry is the Federal Government's principal agency for delivering assistance, programmes and services which support industry, research and innovation. AusIndustry continues to have a national network of Regional Managers providing advice and assistance to businesses across regional Australia. Regional Managers link businesses to relevant assistance programmes and work together with experts providing face-to-face advice tailored to the profile and needs of each business. From it’s launch in the NT AUSIndustry was co-located with the NT Department of Industry (under the various names of successive Territory Governments).