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Enterprise development


The department offers a range of programs and services to support business development, workforce development, exporters and attract overseas skilled workers.



Explore Tasmania’s investment opportunities and advantages and how the department can provide assistance.



The department supports regional economic development by facilitating business activities, place-based investment, building skills capacity and promoting social inclusion.



The department provides support to key industry sectors to drive investment attraction and trade promotion.

Welcome to Economic Development

Latest news

Farming Loan Scheme

In Tasmania, the Concessional Loans Scheme will assist Farm Businesses experiencing debt servicing difficulties but are considered potentially viable in the longer term.

Farm finance concessional loans scheme guidelines

The Tasmanian Government has released the inquiry report into the January 2013 bushfires, detailing the government’s response to some of the most severe bushfires on record in Tasmania.

Progress Reports

The Economic Development Plan Two-Year Effectiveness Review of Priority Initiatives has been released.

This review assessed the effectiveness of the priority initiatives and the projects under them.

A full copy of the report is online now.


The 22 recipients of the $3.1 million grant funding from Round Three of the Tasmanian Government Innovation and Investment Fund (TGIIF) have been announced. Click here to see details and profiles of the recipients from all three funding rounds.

Economic Development Plan


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