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The Department of State Growth actively pursues investment, facilitates major projects, supports business and industry to grow, and ensures we are investing strategically in infrastructure. The department also works closely with business and industry to address barriers to growth, including red and green tape, to provide a skilled workforce, develop our cultural industries and ensure efficient cost effective transport and logistics systems.

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The Department of State Growth is working with the Australian Government to extend the Drought Concessional Loan Scheme to Tasmania and anticipate it being available in the coming weeks.

Proposals have been sought to negotiate the establishment and operation of a long‑term commercially sustainable King Island Shipping Service.

The Tasmanian Government has developed a Draft Integrated Freight Strategy as an important step in addressing barriers to productivity and job creation.

The Tasmanian Government has developed the Program to provide assistance to former native forest contractors and sub-contractors.

Road safety is a shared responsibility for all Tasmanians. The Road Safety Advisory Council wants your input into their new Towards Zero – Tasmanian Road Safety Strategy 2017-2026.

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Access 2020 is Tasmania's five year sea and air access strategy to meet the goals of attracting 1.5 million annual visitors to Tasmania by 2020 and raising the farm-gate value of agriculture tenfold to $10 billion by 2050.

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If you're ready to grow your business by taking the next step online, the Digital Ready for Business program is here to help. Get started with a free Digital Ready public seminar or coaching group workshop.

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Are you interested in winning tenders for government business? Business Tasmania is running a free tendering masterclass aimed at first time tenderers and those wanting to improve their tender-writing skills.

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Celebrating excellence in vocational education and workforce development in Tasmania.

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The 2015 Employer of Choice Awards recognised Tasmanian organisations that demonstrate contemporary workplace practices and outstanding support for their staff.

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Your purchase has power to make a difference to local businesses. Whether it’s your local newsagent, a hardware store or a fashion retailer, where you shop can make a real difference.

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Business Tasmania has all your business needs in one place including a list of upcoming events throughout the state.


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