Skills Tasmania is a division of the Department of State Growth that develops and manages the Tasmanian training and workforce development system. They work in partnership with industry, the vocational education and training sector, and the wider community. Their goal is to ensure all Tasmanians have access to vocational education and training leads to jobs, opportunities and economic growth.
NEIS (New Enterprise Incentive Scheme) helps eligible job seekers set up and run their own small business. They can guide job seekers in developing business plans, provide free training and business advice. Mentoring is also available for 12 months. View their website for more information on how they can assist you.
Starting a business can be exciting and rewarding. Visit the Business Tasmania website to read all about their advice, support tools and case studies to assist you in beginning your business journey.
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is an independent membership organisation that positively leads the Tasmanian business community. Visit their website to view the range of programs and services on offer to meet their member’s business objectives.
Support workers are needed to provide disability and aged care supports, especially in-home personal care and assistance. There are a number of platforms that are looking for people with lots of different skills and experiences, working both directly for a participant or for a registered provider. (Note: These are only some of the aged care and disability support platforms and providers that you can obtain contract work through).
The Van Diemen Project provides services, programs and platforms to drive economic development, innovation and entrepreneurship. They do this through consultation, support and advice for self-employed, pre-entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs, business and stakeholders. Read all about how they can support and guide your innovative ideas.
The George Town Chamber of Commerce supports existing local business, industry and enterprise and encourages new enterprises from manufacturing and heavy industry, educational, retail, support services and tourism in the George Town and surrounding areas. Visit their website to see how they can support you.
All business and sole traders require an ABN (Australian Business Number) to run a business in Australia. To apply for an ABN or for more information how to apply, visit the Applying for an ABN website.