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Department of State Growth

New grant program opens for the events sector

A new grant targeting businesses which provide critical event support infrastructure and other essential services related to the running of events as part of the visitor economy recovery opens on 19 October 2020.

Businesses providing marquee hire, portable toilets, AV and technical support, as well as professional event organising businesses and promoters may be eligible to apply. Full eligibility criteria and detailed guidelines are available via Business Tasmania at

Grants will be allocated on a competitive merit basis from a $2.5 million fund.

Up to $5,000 is available for smaller business, and to up to $100,000 for businesses with a larger turnover.

This grant isn’t funding for individual events, or for those who attend or participate in events. The grant application process closes on 13 November 2020.