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The Department of State Growth actively pursues investment, facilitates major projects, supports business and industry to grow, and ensures we are investing strategically in infrastructure. The department also works closely with business and industry to address barriers to growth, including red and green tape, to provide a skilled workforce, develop our cultural industries and ensure efficient cost effective transport and logistics systems.

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The Tasmanian Wood Encouragement Policy has been launched by the Minister for Resources, Hon Guy Barnett

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Through this strategy the government aims to promote Tasmania as a destination of choice for both international and interstate students across all education sectors.

Huon Highway

The Huon Highway is a key intra-regional corridor in Southern Tasmania connecting major industry sectors such as forestry, aquaculture and agriculture to central Hobart and other destinations.

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A professional development opportunity for arts practitioners at all stages of their career. Applications are open until 3 July 2017

Women in Tasmania

Women in Tasmania is a Tasmanian Government website that links women to policies, programs, resources and services in the state.

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The report has been released with a total of 98 red tape issues identified. 72 have been addressed so far across a number of business sectors.

Winning Business

At these free workshops and coaching clinics you will gain the knowledge you need to help your business successfully tender for government work.

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Join the Tasmanian business community for an entertaining evening to celebrate the 2017 Employers of Choice, at the 10th anniversary awards dinner Thursday, 22 June.


The Tasmanian Training Awards celebrate excellence in vocational education and training and workforce development. Nominations for this year’s awards are now open.

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Learn how a well-crafted website and other online tools can help you take your manufacturing business to the next level at two free seminars.

Designed for Tasmanian small businesses supplying goods and services to the public, this program offers eligible business owners a series of workshops, business coaching and a business health check.

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If you're ready to grow your business by taking the next step online, the Digital Ready for Business program is here to help. Get started with a free Digital Ready public seminar or coaching group workshop.


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