Skip to content

Culture, Arts and Sport


Department of State Growth

Culture, Arts and Sport

The Culture, Arts and Sport division is part of the Department of State Growth. We are the principal cultural and sporting advisory, development and funding body in Tasmania

We are made up of seven business units: Arts Tasmania, Events Tasmania, Screen Tasmania, Sport and Recreation, Tasmanian Institute of Sport, Silverdome and Operations & Client Engagement, all supporting sector development,  delivery of services, providing funding and stimulating demand. The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery is also supported by the division.

We're here to provide support to the cultural, creative and sporting industries, in all of its forms. Read more.

The Tasmanian Government has launched the Cultural and Creative Industries Recovery Strategy: 2020 and Beyond. To find out more, please click through to read a copy of the strategy.

What we do

Featured links

More about Arts Tasmania

Arts Tasmania

We support the arts and cultural heritage sectors to deliver activities across the state that stimulate the cultural and creative life of Tasmania through industry development initiatives and financial support.

More about Events Tasmania

Events Tasmania

We help build and sustain a strong events sector, promotes investment and support events, and maximise the value and return on investment of events funded by the Tasmanian Government through our major event partnerships and grant programs.

More about Screen Tasmania

Screen Tasmania

We are responsible for supporting and developing the state's film, television and multimedia industries by increasing the amount of independent screen production occurring in Tasmania.

More about Sport and Recreation

Sport and Recreation

Sport and Recreation focuses on increasing community participation in sport, recreation and physical activity, through the development and support of a safe, fair and inclusive sport and recreation sector.

More about Tasmanian Institute of Sport

Tasmanian Institute of Sport

The Tasmanian Institute of Sport provides leadership, quality athlete and coaching services to Tasmania's talented athletes to assist them to compete successfully on the international stage.

More about Silverdome


The Silverdome is a multipurpose venue that offers specialist cycling facilities that can host any type of indoor sporting event.

Latest news


The Greater Hobart Cultural Venues Study

The Department of State Growth jointly sponsored the Greater Hobart Cultural Venues Study with Hobart City Council to provide an inventory of Hobart’s cultural facilities and infrastructure to help inform future planning activities.

Read more
photo of orchestra performance

Arts Tasmania COVID-19 update

Additional support for the arts and cultural sector announced in the 2020-21 Tasmanian Budget

Read more

Update to theatre and cinema capacity limits

On 16 December 2020 the Premier announced a relaxation of capacity limits for theatres and cinemas across Tasmania.

Read more

Mandatory contact tracing requirements

Recording patron details to support contract tracing is now mandatory for a wide range of Tasmanian venues and events.

Read more

Creative and cultural industries survey

A new study of Tasmanians working in the creative and cultural industries will help researchers and policy makers understand the impact of COVID-19 on the sector.

Read more

COVID-19 Safety Plan sessions - catch up now

Earlier this month we partnered with WorkSafe Tasmania to deliver two online information sessions to help museums, galleries and other arts businesses and organisations navigate the process of developing their COVID-19 Safety Plans.

Read more

Mental health and wellbeing support services

The impacts of COVID-19 can be extremely stressful and it is very normal for us to feel worried and anxious during a time like this.

Read more