Mr Craig O’Halloran Biography

Mr Craig O’Halloran has a distinguished career as a senior manager in Northern Territory Government business departments and working for industry associations, with a particular focus on building the capacity of local business, Indigenous training and procurement reforms.

He moved to the Northern Territory from Tasmania in 1989 and worked for the Northern Territory Chamber of Commerce, as Executive Director of the Service Industries Training Advisory Council then as Senior Executive Manager with the Territory Construction Association, the Northern Territory’s peak construction industry body.

In 2008, he joined the Northern Territory Government, where he has worked in key leadership positions in the Department of Business covering procurement, business services, business development and innovation and Indigenous workforce participation. He has led teams responsible for Northern Territory Government Stimulus Packages, Business Development Officers, October Business Month, Territory Business Centres, ‘red tape’ reforms and disaster recovery.

Mr O’Halloran has a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies and a Master of Business Administration majoring in International Business from what is now Charles Darwin University.

He is a member of several business organisations and has served on boards promoting the interests of Northern Territory business, including the Australian Technical College, Northern Territory Industry Capability Network (ICN), Northern Territory Government Procurement Council and Business Council, Master Builders Australia General Managers Network and the Procurement Review Board.

His private passions include his family, golf, gardening and the Australian Football League, in particular St Kilda. Mr O’Halloran is part of the Tasmanian Hall of Fame after achieving outstanding results as an individual and team player in Australian Rules. Playing football in the Northern Territory with so many talented team mates was a career highlight.

Mr O’Halloran is the Patron of St John Ambulance (NT) and the Asthma Foundation Northern Territory.

The close-knit O’Halloran family, including daughter Coco, will provide proud support to Her Honour during her term as Administrator of the Northern Territory.

Contact Details:
To contact Mr O’Halloran please address your correspondence to:

Mr Craig O’Halloran
Government House
GPO Box 497
DARWIN  NT  0801

Phone: (08) 8999 5565
Email: governmenthouse.darwin@nt.gov.au