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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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Boutique hotel

This week it was announced that Hyatt Centric has committed to building a 221 room boutique hotel in Hobart’s CBD by 2019.

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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.

Motorcycle rider

From early May 2017 a new Motorcycle Training and Assessment Program will be implemented for all new motorcycle riders in Tasmania.

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The Australian Government has announced $4 million in Citizen Science Grants over the next four years to support more opportunities for the public to engage directly in exciting scientific research with a national impact.

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The Fund is designed to support community infrastructure initiatives to enhance liveability and cohesion. Applications close on 3 February 2017.

Manufactoring news

Eligible businesses are invited to apply for financial assistance through the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation and Growth Voucher System Program.

2017 Employer of Choice Awards

The Awards recognise businesses who are committed to continually improving their business practices and supporting their staff.  Nominations are open from now until 9 December 2016.

Would you like to apply for an arts grant but don’t know where to start? Have you applied for a grant before and been unsuccessful? Arts Tasmania is presenting a series of free workshops in Launceston, Devonport and Hobart on grant writing for Tasmanian artists.

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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Are you interested in winning tenders for government business?  Business Tasmania is running free workshops to help you write strategic and persuasive tender submissions.

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Celebrating excellence in vocational education and workforce development in Tasmania.


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