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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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Stage Two of the Rokeby Main Road upgrade will improve transport efficiency and road safety, and enhance access to growing residential areas on the Eastern Shore.


A working group has been established to support the West Coast community following the recent Mt Lyell mine announcement.

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From 1 July 2014, the Small Business Jobs Bonus is now open providing $1 000 for new positions created by Tasmanian small businesses.


Expressions of interest are now being invited from investors with ideas in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area as well as our National Parks and Reserves.

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Winners of the Tasmanian Training Awards, in aligned categories, will have the opportunity to compete against their peers at the Australian Training Awards in November.

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Celebrating excellence in vocational education and training, the 2014 Tasmanian Training Awards Presentation evening is on Friday, 5 September at Wrest Point Conference Centre.

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Team Tasmania 2014 will compete in the WorldSkills Australia National Competition in Perth from 18-20 September.

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A variety of business events are held throughout the year to assist business remain at the forefront of their industry.


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