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Start a business


Owning and managing your own business can be a rewarding experience. This section covers basic principles and topics such as planning and setting up your business in Tasmania.

Run your business


Once you have started your operation, the ongoing running of your business will become your focus. This section covers common challenges you may face, such as staffing and safe-guarding your business.

Grow your business


Careful planning is required when expanding your business. This section covers information on how to manage your growing business, identifying and developing new markets, and improving efficiency and productivity.

Exit your business


Exiting a business is a process rather than an event. It can involve succession planning and selling up. This section will help you consider the best exit strategy.

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Bushfire Recovery

If you need assistance and support or just want to help you can find all the latest updates here.

Indigenous Business Australia

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) is holding free Into Business Workshops for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who are interested in turning a business idea into reality.


The next workshop A commences on:
• 21 February 2013 in Launceston

What's Happening

Date Title City/Town
21 February 2013   Home Biz Connect - A national program to assist & educate home based business  Hobart 
21 February 2013  Indigenous Business Australia -  Your business idea, goals and expectations  Launceston 
Various  Enterprise Centre's Tasmania - What's on  Various 
Various - Events Calendar Various 


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