The myDarwin program is currently closed. City of Darwin thanks you for your participation of the initiative.
The myDarwin economic stimulus is an initiative to provide support to local businesses and community residents through digital discounts. It was designed for local businesses in retail, tourism, and hospitality who were affected by closures, social distancing measures, and restricted hours of trade-related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
myDarwin success in a snapshot
As of April 2022, the myDarwin program has completed 10 rounds of funding which resulted to an average 5.7 multiplier effect into the local economy.
Key statistics to date are:
- 476 Merchant registrations
- 343 Approved Merchants
- 54,433 User registrations
- 141,491 Discounts Redeemed
- $1,750,000 Funded Discounts
- $9,906,948 Economic Spend in local Businesses (x5.7 multiplied spend)
Due to its success the Northern Territory Government has provided $1 million in funding for the myDarwin web application to be extended to other councils in the Northern Territory. This resulted in the creation of a white label version of myDarwin web application which can be used independently by other councils. The following councils have rebranded and implemented their version of myDarwin with shared success.
In the Northern Territory:
- Alice Springs Council
- Palmerston Council
- Litchfield Council
- Katherine Council
- Barkly Regional Council
In the Australian Capital Territory:
- Canberra’s ACT Government
Discover more interesting facts about the myDarwin success and economic impact in yourDARWIN interactive platform.