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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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Applications are now open for projects that use timber processing residues and/or agricultural plant residues to create value-added products in Tasmania.

To grow and support Advanced Manufacturing in Tasmania, a five-year Tasmanian Advanced Manufacturing Action Plan has been released following through broad industry consultation.

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The International Education Position Paper has been released, outlining further opportunities for Tasmania in the sector and informing conversations about a final strategy.

The Flood Recovery Loans are being delivered to assist primary producers and small business who have been directly impacted by the recent floods.


The loans will be delivered as part of the Drought Recovery and Dairy Recovery Concessional Loans Scheme.

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The Caterpillar Transition Taskforce was established by the Tasmanian Government in April 2015 and chaired by Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff.

Would you like to apply for an arts grant but don’t know where to start? Have you applied for a grant before and been unsuccessful? Arts Tasmania is presenting a series of free workshops in Launceston, Devonport and Hobart on grant writing for Tasmanian artists.

Designed for Tasmanian small businesses supplying goods and services to the public, this program offers eligible business owners a series of workshops, one-on-one business coaching and a business health check.

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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 free workshops to help you write strategic and persuasive tender submissions.

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Celebrating excellence in vocational education and workforce development in Tasmania.

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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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