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The Tasmanian Renewable Hydrogen Action Plan

06 Mar 2020

Hydrogen is emerging as a fuel of choice for countries seeking to decarbonise their economies.

Improved bus services to Sorell

20 Jan 2020

Improved bus services will commence for Sorell on Saturday 1 February 2020 as part of ongoing statewide bus network enhancements.

Tasmanian ICT Workforce Action Plan 2020-2023

19 Dec 2019

Harnessing the capability and building the size of Tasmania’s ICT workforce has a new collaborative direction.

Northern bus service improvements released

16 Dec 2019

Full details of improvements to northern Tasmania’s bus services have been released.

Draft Tasmanian Renewable Hydrogen Action Plan released

18 Nov 2019

As countries around the world move to decarbonize their economies, renewably produced hydrogen is emerging as both a way to reduce emissions, and a significant economic opportunity.

Meet Tasmania’s Exporter of the Year

07 Oct 2019

Essential Oils of Tasmania (EOT) has been honoured with the 2019 Tasmanian Exporter of the Year Award.

Regional Tourism Attraction Loan Scheme

27 Sep 2019

The Regional Tourism Attraction Loan Scheme is now open for applications.

P1 Your Licence Your Choice

26 Sep 2019

The authority to undertake P1 driving assessments is being extended as part of the Enhanced P1 Pilot.

Bus network changes - have your say

16 Sep 2019

We would like to thank members of the community and stakeholders who provided feedback on proposed changes to the North West bus network.

Tasmanian Business Growth Strategy

13 Jun 2019

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.

New licensing system for young drivers

12 Jun 2019

Changes to 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. The changes are expected to be introduced in December 2020.

Recognising Tasmania’s top exporters

31 May 2019

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

The Taxi Safety Net

02 Apr 2019

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

Tasmanian produce showcased in Japan

08 Mar 2019

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

Agricultural research MoU signed in Japan

08 Mar 2019

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.

Tasmanian wine the toast of Japan

08 Mar 2019

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.

Tasmania’s first Trade Strategy launched

08 Mar 2019

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.

Antarctic worth $186 million to Tasmania

20 Feb 2019

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.

Release of Owner Operator Taxi Licences

31 Jan 2019

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

Southern region bus service changes

18 Jan 2019

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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