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State Growth

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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Population Strategy

The Tasmanian Government has launched its Population Growth Strategy, which outlines a long term plan to grow Tasmania's population by promoting our state as a great place to live, work, invest and raise a family.

Arts funding

The Tasmanian Government has announced funding of more than $2.3 million to support Tasmanian arts organisations for 2016 and beyond through Arts Tasmania's Organisations Investment Program


The AgriGrowth Loan Scheme provides low interest loans to Tasmanian farm businesses and agri-food businesses.


The Tasmanian Government has accepted the Tasmanian Development Board's recommendation to support four projects that secure Nyrstar's future in Tasmania.

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The Caterpillar Transition Taskforce is offering up to $2 million to encourage private investment and fast-track job-creating projects.

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Tasmania's food and beverage tourism experience has just been embellished with the launch of a new beer trail.

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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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