Arts Tasmania

Arts Tasmania is responsible for the development of a diverse arts sector in Tasmania, where all communities are artistically vibrant places with rich and varied creative opportunities accessible to all.

Culture and liveability

Tasmania offers a wonderful, contemporary place to live, work, learn and visit. The department actively supports cultural and economic development in the state to make Tasmania a prosperous, vibrant and healthy community.

Screen Tasmania

Screen Tasmania is responsible for supporting and developing the state's film, television and digital media industries by increasing the amount of independent screen production occurring in Tasmania.

Tasmanian Museum
and Art Gallery

The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery aims to provide, promote and facilitate interaction with and understanding of the cultural and natural world for present and future generations.

Welcome to Arts and Culture

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.

A plan for Australian Jobs logo

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.


Business Tasmania is a user-focused online tool to providing easy access to business information and helping make compliance easier. has relevant content, links and tools squarely designed to meet the needs of people in business.

Economic Development Plan


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