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The Tasmanian Economic Development Plan has been updated reflecting recent changes in the Tasmanian economy, while maintaining our commitment to the Plan’s identified priority sectors and growth opportunities. For more information see the documents page by following the link below.

The Australian Government will provide $15 million per year (a total of $30 million over two years from 2013-14) for the provision of Concessional Loans to eligible farm businesses in Tasmania for productivity enhancement or debt restructuring purposes.

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Science in society forum

Citizen science: Do you want to help care for your local marine environment?

Do you want to be involved in science at a local, national and international level? This free event demonstrates how anyone can be involved in real marine science projects.

Farm finance 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.

Bushfire inquiry report

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.

TGIIF round 3 recipients

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.

Industry Innovation Precincts

As part of the Australian Government Jobs Package a series of Industry Innovation Precincts are to be established.
These precincts will be led by industry and will help businesses and researchers collaborate, share knowledge, create products and services and take advantage of business opportunities.


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