Northern Territory Airports identified among Australia’s Best Managed Companies

October 2019.

NT Airports is among eight private Australian companies recognised for their outstanding business performance in Deloitte Australia’s first ever Best Managed Companies awards.
The awards recognise local excellence and success of privately owned companies; encompassing four key successful business pillars identified as capabilities and innovation, strategy, governance and financial and culture and commitment.
CEO NT Airports Ian Kew said, “NT Airports is honoured to be acknowledged as one of Australia’s Best Managed Companies. Being involved in the Best Managed Companies program allowed us to reflect on our achievements, skills and satisfaction of our workforce and customer satisfaction. NT Airports promotes a culture of innovation, focussing on constant improvements and is willing to take well considered risks to grow and diversify our business. Businesses like ours firmly believe we have a real responsibility to contribute to the both the local economy and community. The program provided an opportunity to review our values and goals and be proud of the growth of the company.”

“Congratulations and well done to my entire team, this is a great accomplishment” said Mr Kew.

Through innovation, strategic planning and long-term commitment, NT Airports now welcomes more than three million passengers a year to the NT across its three airports in Darwin, Alice Springs and Tennant Creek. Aviation and non-aviation businesses contribute to more than 1.2 per cent of the Gross State Product of the NT.

For further information please contact:

Mike Reynolds
Investment Director
Palisade Investment Partners
Ph: +61 416 566 922

About Australia’s Best Managed Companies (BMC)

The program, established in Canada in 1993, uses Deloitte global insights and global best practices – generated from over 25 years working with private companies – to identify and celebrate privately owned and managed companies across Australia that set the highest standards of business performance. It also shines a light on the power of private business as a key driver of Australia’s economy.

Companies are evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of representatives from program sponsors, in addition to special guest judges. Over a 12-month period, winners receive coaching from leading business advisors, networking opportunities via invitations to exclusive events, including premium sponsor events, and key branding and promotional opportunities.