Further information and support

Further information and support

If you need specific information about Hobart, or what the City of Hobart is doing to support economic development, please call 03 6238 2711 or email business@hobartcity.com.au.

We find these resources to be a great starting point.

Business South: a not-for profit organisation which exists to support, promote, and encourage entrepreneurship, start-ups and self-employment in Southern and South-Eastern Tasmania.


Department of State Growth: information for a range of business and industry sectors.

Digital Ready: Tasmanian Government support for businesses seeking to take the next step online.

Business Tasmania: a wealth of information for those looking to start or grow their local businesses.

Tourism Tasmania: current statistics on the tourism industry.

Department of Treasury and Finance data releases: population projections and unemployment figures for Tasmania.

Tasmanian Business Advice Service: assistance with a wide range of topics including managing cashflow, marketing, risk management, diversification strategies, small business planning, and small business strategy.

New Business Support Pilot Program:assistance with topics like establishing a business structure, determining business viability, financial forecasting and identifying new opportunities.

Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry: a membership organisation that provides support to members through a range of services and advocacy.

Property Council of Australia, Tasmania Division: a leading advocate for the property industry. Providing advocacy, professional development, and networking opportunities for its members.

Real Estate Institute of Tasmania: a membership organisation representing the views and the professional needs of its 170 real estate members.


Austrade: the Australian Government's international trade promotion and investment attraction agency. Austrade generate market information and insights, promote Australian capability, and facilitate connections through our extensive global network.

Fair Work Ombudsman: free information and advice for employers and employees on pay, conditions, and workplace rights and obligations under the Australian Government workplace system.

Australian Retailers Association: the retail industry's peak representative body representing the sector.