Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
This industry employs 15,567 or 12.4% of all working Territorians1
The main areas of employment are:
- Pubs, taverns and bars
- Cafe and restaurants
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.