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

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

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

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News

Tasmania appoints first Trade Advocate to Japan

The inaugural Japan-based Tasmanian Trade advocate has been announced following an extensive tender process, with Mr Joe Gayton appointed to the role.

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Tasman Highway road closure near Orford

The Department of State Growth has closed the Tasman Highway at Paradise Gorge, west of Orford, until mid-July 2021, in the interests of public safety.

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Advocating Tasmanian trade in the US

Tasmania’s inaugural Trade Advocate to the United States has been announced following an extensive tender process, with Ms Emily Minson appointed to the role.

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Have your say on the future of Greater Hobart

Covering the Clarence, Glenorchy, Hobart and Kingborough council areas, the new 2050 Vision for Greater Hobart aims to reflect the uniqueness of the four cities that make up Greater Hobart, and also what interconnects these communities.

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Taking Tasmanian products to the nation

Tasmania has become the first state in Australia to launch a dedicated Tasmanian Brand Store on Amazon.com.au, to showcase more of our high-quality products to eager buyers around the nation.

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New programs to bolster Tasmania’s cultural and creative industries

The Tasmanian Government have opened four new funding programs to share in $2.5 million in funding over the next two years to support and strengthen the industry as we recover and rebuild from COVID-19.

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Getting back to business: further increases to theatre and cinema capacity

As part of the Framework for COVID-19 Safe Events and Activities in Tasmania introduced late last year, theatre and cinema capacity limits were able to increase to 75 per cent capacity, up to a maximum of 250 people.

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Increasing venue capacity

Public Health officials have increased capacity at venues and theatres, as well as further measures to support industry confidence so that events can proceed as planned.

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More export choices for Tasmanian businesses

Tasmanian businesses will have more choices to help get their products and services to international markets through the Tasmanian Trade Alliance Program.

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Supporting businesses through red tape reduction

New legislation will take effect next week that will remove red tape and streamline the regulatory approvals process minimising the burden of unnecessary regulation on businesses and reduce delays to approval processes.

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New Adult Learning Strategy for skills and jobs

The new Tasmanian Adult Learning Strategy – skills for work and life will support lifelong learning for all Tasmanians to improve the skills of individuals and help them find fulfilling careers.

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Forging a manufacturing future

The new Tasmanian Advanced Manufacturing Action Plan 2024 has been released to help guide the future of this sector for our state and economy.

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