Accommodation, cafes and restaurants

This industry employs 15,567 or 12.4% of all working Territorians1

The main areas of employment are:

  • Accommodation
  • Pubs, taverns and bars
  • Cafe and restaurants
  • Clubs

In 2019–20, workers compensation payments totalled $1.289m2 through 141 claims, and resulted in 667 weeks3 of lost work.

The main mechanism of injury for serious injury claims:

  • Body stressing
  • Hitting objects with part of the body
  • Being hit by moving object

Since 2016 no people have died in work-related incidents.

1Source: Department of Treasury and Finance; ABS, Labour Force, Australia, Detailed Quarterly, Cat. No. 6291.0.55.003.

2Benefit costs reflected are a snap shot at time of publishing.

3Maximum weekly hours of work in accordance with Fair Work - 38 hours per week.