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    Bushfires in Tasmania

    View more information here.

    TGIIF deadline extended

    The closing date for the Tasmanian Government Innovation and Investment Fund has been extended until 5:00pm Friday, March 1 2013. TGIIF provides one-off grants of up to $250 000 to assist eligible Tasmanian business owners to invest in innovative projects.

    Invest Tasmania Map launched

    The new online Invest Tasmania Map has been launched showing almost $12.6 billion of investment activity that is either under consideration, planned, or underway in Tasmania.  The map allows users to view project sites with satellite imagery and provides brief information on those projects.

    Science Sector Plan released

    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...

    New Regional 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.


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