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Calendar of events

The Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts coordinates a variety of events.

Find out what is happening in your industry sector.

Forms and templates

The department has developed a series of business forms, templates and tool kits to assist you or your organisation.   These include:



The Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts offers financial support through a variety of funding initiatives and programs. 

See whether you or your business are eligible for funding and what the requirements are.


Publications and guides

The Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts publishes or contributes to a range of publications and reports.


Resources. All you need to know.

Latest news


The Minister for Innovation, Science and Technology, David O’Byrne MP, released Reaching our potential: developing Tasmania’s science research capability on 14 December 2012.  Read more about the Tasmanian Government’s plan to develop the science research sector.

Tasmanian Access Report

In February 2012, the Minister for Tourism, Scott Bacon, established the Access Working Group to provide information and advice to Government on sustainable growth for services in and out of Tasmania.
The Tasmanian Access Report provides a comprehensive snapshot of the current level of air and sea services...

Regional Economic Development Plans

The Minister for Economic Development, David O’Byrne MP, has launched three Regional Economic Development Plans, for the North West, Northern and Southern regions of Tasmania.
The Plans provide a framework, at the regional level, to determine strategic priorities and to coordinate their implementation.

Macquarie Point

Community consultation on the future of the Macquarie Point railyards site is imminent following the establishment of a steering committee to oversee the first stages of its development.


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