Small Business Information

As we navigate the current COVID-19 environment, the Tasmanian and Australian Governments are providing support and information to help small businesses get through this challenging time.

To find out about support services that might be available to your business, please see below. All of the sites mentioned are updating their information regularly, so we encourage you keep checking in.

Business Tasmania – for Tasmanian Government business assistance

Helping Tasmanian businesses understand what support they are eligible to receive from both State and Federal stimulus packages and general business support.

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Tasmanian Government – COVID-19 Case and Outbreak Management Information

We have now moved to an environment of living with COVID-19 and this means that there are a number of things to consider for your business if there is a case or cases in your workplace or setting. The Tasmanian Government have a dedicated Case and Outbreak Management page with resources to assist with your COVID-19 Safety Plan. Check out what you need to do to prepare your business.

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Work Safe Tasmania – for all the rules that apply to operating your business safely 

There are regular changes to how businesses are allowed to operate and every business must comply with them to operate, and keep their staff and customers safe. Check out the rules, advice and compliance details to prepare your business.

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Glenorchy Jobs Hub

Matching Local People With Local Jobs

Glenorchy Jobs Hub is a FREE service that connects jobseekers and employers to build a strong future for everyone.

For Jobseekers: The Jobs Hub is a free service to help the people of Glenorchy find local jobs. The Hub team will help match jobseekers with the right job for them.

For Employers: The Hub supports Glenorchy businesses to find workers at no cost. Employers can draw on the local pool of jobseekers to find the best person for their role.

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Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TCCI)

The TCCI Business Hotline is for ALL Tasmanian Businesses, designed to provide information and advice to save you time. TCCI staff will provide the advice you need, or advise/link you with a service to meet your needs. No business question is too big or too small, it’s a great resource to get you what you need, when you need it!

1300 559 122EmailWebsite

Digital Ready for Business – for videoconferencing, e-commerce, social distancing and remote working

Learn how e-commerce, social media, website performance and online marketing can help them keep trading at this extremely difficult time. Help to get your business get online, providing e-commerce fact sheets, lots of great webinars and free two-hour one-on-one tailormade coaching session with a digital business coach.

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Tourism Tasmania – for advice relevant to the tourism industry

Regular tourism related updates are sent out as information comes to hand, subscribe to the Tourism Talk Newsletter to stay in the loop.

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Economic Development in Glenorchy

Council undertakes economic development to drive growth and prosperity for the City and its residents, focusing on:

People:

  • attracting talent to our City
  • providing quality places for people to live and work 

Productivity:

  • inviting investment
  • supporting business retention and growth, and

Participation:

  • building our resident workforce

We will encourage business diversity, innovation and new technologies to stimulate jobs, creativity, and collaboration. We will be a place where business can establish, continue and flourish.

– City of Glenorchy Community Plan 2015 – 2040

Economic development is an integral part of what we do at Council and our objective is to be open for business. To find out more about what is happening right now in the Glenorchy economy visit our Economic Development Strategy Project.

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