Antarctic Tasmania

Antarctic Tasmania is a State Government agency dedicated to supporting the businesses and organisations that make up the Antarctic sector in Tasmania.


Digital futures

Information about initiatives that support the community and help businesses take part in the Tasmanian digital economy including information and communications technology.


Science and Research

Tasmania is home to a vibrant and diverse science and research sector with world-recognised expertise in a number of areas.

Strategy and

Strategy and Innovation

Innovation is a key component in the department's Economic Development Plan.  Improved productivitiy and innovation in our traditional industries will ensure a more diverse and robust economy focusing on high-value added market segments.

Welcome to Innovation, Science and Technology

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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