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Advice and resources for Tasmanian businesses

All the information and services you need to help you start, run and grow your business in Tasmania.

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Grants and funding

Find grants or funding opportunities for your business or industry.

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Policies and strategies for growth

Policies and strategies designed to grow the economy for all Tasmanians.

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Publications

The Department of State Growth produces a variety of free corporate and industry publications.

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State Roads

Tasmania’s road network is managed to connect communities and enable the safe, reliable and efficient transport of people and goods.

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Vehicle registration and licensing

Information about registering or transferring vehicle(s) and holding a driver licence in Tasmania

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News

STEM Excellence Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for Tasmanians who have excelled in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in 2019.

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Tasmanian Business Growth Strategy

The Tasmanian Business Growth Strategy 2019-2023 is helping to grow local businesses and support the establishment of new enterprises with support and training for businesses and their employees.

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New licensing system for young drivers

From late next year new licensing requirements will mean young drivers will get more on-road experience and dangerous distractions will be reduced. It will help protect our young drivers and improve our licensing system.

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Recognising Tasmania’s top exporters

Nominations for the 2019 Tasmanian Export Awards are now open.  These awards recognise the contribution our leading exporters make to our state.

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The Taxi Safety Net

The Government has announced that people who have a NDIS funded plan can keep their Taxi Smartcard until 31 December 2023.

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Tasmania’s first Trade Strategy launched

Tasmania’s first Trade Strategy will position Tasmania to be globally competitive, help our businesses expand their presence in markets around the world, attract more investment and create more local jobs.

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Tasmanian wine the toast of Japan

Our state’s growing wine industry received another boost with a showcase on Tasmanian sparkling and pinot noir presented to key Japanese customers as part of the Tasmanian Government’s Trade and Investment Mission to Japan.

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Agricultural research MoU signed in Japan

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Tasmanian Government and leading Japanese agricultural cooperative Japan Agriculture Biei (JA Biei) will provide new opportunities to expand Tasmania’s agricultural production and research industries.

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Tasmanian produce showcased in Japan

Tasmania’s valuable food and beverage industries have been centre stage at Tokyo’s annual FOODEX Expo.

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Antarctic worth $186 million to Tasmania

The value of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean sector to Tasmania’s economy has been valued at $185.9 million a year, a new report has found.

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Release of Owner Operator Taxi Licences

On 26 January 2019, the Commissioner for Transport approved the release of all unsold OOTLs left over from the 2018 tender for sale.

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Southern region bus service changes

Bus routes and timetables are changing in Southern Tasmania following a detailed review of existing services by the Department of State Growth.

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Tasmanian Defence Industry Strategy launched

Tasmania’s second defence industry strategy was launched in late November at the annual Defence Futures Forum, held in Launceston.

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Tasmania’s quality produce hits Hong Kong shelves

Tasmania’s acclaimed food and beverages are taking centre stage at a dedicated promotion in Hong Kong’s leading supermarket chain, ParkNShop.

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White Ribbon workplace accreditation achieved!

It's official. State Growth can now proudly be known as a White Ribbon accredited workplace.

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Helping more learners get their Ps

Six of Tasmania’s 16 Learner Driver Mentor Programs (LDMPs) can now help more disadvantaged Tasmanians get their licence in new ANCAP five star safety rated vehicles.

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