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Find out more about the department through our 1800 information and referral service for Tasmanian industry and small business.

Departmental contacts

The Department of Economic Development, Tourism and the Arts has numerous offices throughout Tasmania. Regional offices are located in the:


The department provides high-quality information and advice to professionals, businesses and industry sectors. Resources include:


The department actively supports cultural and economic development in the state by working closely with the community, business and industry to provide advice and assistance.

Advice and services. 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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