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Department of State Growth

Trade and marketing

The Brand Development and Marketing unit of the Department of State Growth offers a range of services and programs to help Tasmanian businesses develop sustainable export markets in the international arena.

The programs and services offered include:

  • Inward Buyer Program used to introduce buyers and influencers to the state and interact with relevant Tasmanian suppliers.
  • The Tasmania Delivers series of promotional material is designed to promote the values of Brand Tasmania and provide a snapshot of capabilities available from Tasmanian suppliers.
  • The New Market Expansion Program which provides funding to eligible Tasmanian businesses undertaking promotional activities to develop new national and international markets.
    • The scheme may provide assistance to:
      • undertake export market research
      • attend trade exhibitions and promotions
      • develop specific advertising and promotional items
      • assist with inbound buyers visits to Tasmania. 
  • Assistance packages for groupings of Tasmanian companies wishing to exhibit at recognised international trade shows.
  • Assistance for Tasmanian businesses seeking to be part of a Tasmanian delegation on trade missions to emerging export markets.
  • The Tasmanian Export Awards Program where success is acknowledged through the state program and the winners of each category progress as finalists to the National Export Awards.
  • The Business and Skilled Migration Program which assesses and grants State Government sponsorship required for some business and skilled visas, promotes Tasmania as a destination for migrants and assists new arrivals integrate into the Tasmanian economy and community.

Note: Applications for certain assistance schemes and programs are subject to specific eligibility criteria and a competitive process. Fees may apply for some services.