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Department of State Growth


Department of State Growth

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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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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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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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Proposed changes to the on-demand passenger transport industry

The Department of State Growth has released a draft regulatory framework for the on-demand passenger transport industry.

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Applications open for apprentice and trainee funding

Applications are now open for the 2019 Apprentice and Trainee Training Fund (User Choice), with $20 million available to subside the cost for training apprentices and trainees.

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Hobart to Strahan Trial Air Passenger Service

The Tasmanian Government is making funds available to support a trial Air Passenger Service between Hobart and Strahan.

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Tasmania’s state nomination program

Due to a large increase in the number of applications for state nomination, competition for a limited number of nomination places is high.

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Critical safety issue - Takata Airbags

Failure to take immediate action on vehicles fitted with faulty Takata airbags is risking serious injury, death or registration suspension. Check your vehicle now.

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The Bruny Island ferry service contract

SeaLink Travel Group Limited (SeaLink) has been awarded the contract to operate the Bruny Island ferry services for at least the next 10 years.

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Devonport Driver Assessment Centre on the move

From Monday 3 September the Driver Assessment Centre in Devonport will move to the paranaple centre 137 Rooke Street.

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Release of Owner Operator Taxi Licences 2018

The Transport Commission has made available Owner Operator Taxi Licences (OOTLs) by way of tender between 29 September 2018 and 17 October 2018.

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