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Winning government business

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Last updated on October 31, 2017

The Tasmanian and Australian Governments are committed to ensuring businesses are aware of opportunities to tender for government business.

The government is getting behind and backing small business by delivering the Winning Government Business Program.

Our new Introduction to Business Grant Writing Workshops are about to start. Applying for grants can be daunting so we'll explain the tricky bits and make the process clearer.

Whether you're new to grant writing or have applied for grants in the past, the workshop will help you understand how the submission process works through practical and interactive activities.
The session will cover

  • The Tasmanian Governments new business grants writing handbook
  • how to find grants you're eligible for
  • what's involved in putting together an application
  • how to make your application stand out

We're holding the same event twice in each location, one in business hours and one in the evening, so as many people as possible can attend. Choose the time and place that suits you best and book your place.

Tues 21 Nov 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Wed 22 Nov 9.00am - 10.30am

Wed 22 Nov 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Thur 23 Nov 9.00am - 10.30am

Thur 23 Nov 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Fri  24 Nov 9.00am - 10.30am

Since 2014, we have delivered a series of free workshops and masterclasses across Tasmania showing you how to improve your tender writing skills. The latest workshops, Top Ten Tendering Tips, and our brand new Tender Coaching Clinics have finished for 2017 but you can read the fact sheets below.

Brand new to tendering or want to catch up?

The Top Ten Tendering Tips 2017 fact sheets

Our Tendering Master Class was the most popular workshop of 2016.

The Tendering Handbook is the complete guide for all small business owners wanting to win more business.

Our Presenter

David Lunn, Director of Bid Write Pty Ltd prepared and presented our workshops. His contact details are on the website.

As part of the workshop, David recommended these good reference books:

APMP Proposal Guide by Larry Newman
How to persuade people who do not want to be persuaded
by Joel Bauer and Mark Levy
Persuasive Business Proposals by Tom Sant
Powerful Proposals by David Pugh and Terry Bacon
Proposal Essentials by Jon Williams and BJ Lownie
The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs by Carmine Gallo
Writing Winning Business Proposals by Richard Freed, Shervin Freed and Joe Romano
Zilch by Nancy Lublin

Winning Government Business Resources

Listings of support services
Commercial Business Support Fact Sheet
Government Business Support Fact Sheet

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