Jobs was identified through stakeholder consultation as being a key value for a healthy Darwin Harbour. Jobs have been assessed using unemployment rates. Information was sourced from the Small Area Labour Markets published by the Australian Government and represents unemployment as a proportion of the labour force in the Darwin Harbour region.
Information on the indicators used to assess this value can be found below:
Monitor rising unemployment levels during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Provide government support for those affected throughout the Darwin Harbour region, with a focus on the areas of Palmerston and Darwin which are showing the highest unemployment rates.