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Department of
State Growth

About us


The Department of State Growth was established on 1 July 2014 to create jobs, growth and opportunity for Tasmanians.

The department:

  • aggressively pursues and facilitates new investment in Tasmania
  • ensures investment in infrastructure is strategic and supports state growth
  • ensures efficient and cost effective transport and logistics systems to support state growth
  • drives major projects through assessments and approvals
  • reduces red and green tape and address barriers to growth
  • skills our workforce and ensure training is directed towards industry and state growth needs
  • develops innovative, outward and forward looking strategies to drive state growth
  • provides a regional interface and engages with Tasmanian small business and industry to facilitate growth and create jobs
  • leverages off our competitive strengths and grows our core industries (including agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, mining, energy and tourism), while being open to new industries and opportunities
  • supports growth of the cultural, creative and hospitality industries