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The Hobart Tourism Industry

John Blacklow, Knight Frank Tasmania’s highly experienced specialist consultant for the Tourism & Leisure sector, shares his views on the Hobart Tourism Market. Tasmania’s tourism boom continues to break records with 1.327 million visitors for the year ending September 2019. Hobart receives around 73% of the visitors to Tasmania, resulting in high occupancy rates as…

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Purple patch plan for epilepsy

March is National Epilepsy Awareness Month – a time for Tasmania to go Purple and raise awareness of epilepsy and funds for local charity, Epilepsy Tasmania. Businesses, schools and individuals are encouraged to run purple-themed events during March – anything from a casual morning tea with a few friends to a day-long event with a…

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Welcome the new normal

I cannot help but be philosophical for my first entry for 2020. Observing such a devastating season of bush fires, stopping my children from playing outside due to smoke, reports from scientists around the world stating the last decade was the “warmest decade recorded” as well as mainstream and social media beaming images and stories…

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Premier Resigns

The TCCI send its collective congratulations to Will Hodgman on his premiership of Tasmania. His announcement in January to resign as Premier, effective immediately, came as a great shock. But as Tasmania’s 45th Premier, he has done a great job leading his State with his Cabinet team. Mr Hodgman ranked his Government’s achievements in education…

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Business leader to share views

Top company chairman Paul Rayner to speak on business challenges Managing performance, people and product can have a major effect on future business sustainability and board members have a vital role to play in steering these challenging areas. That’s the opinion of respected business leader Paul Rayner FAICD, Chairman, Treasury Wine Estates and board member…

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Momentum Energy delivering jobs to Tasmania

Hydro Tasmania’s Victorian-based retail business Momentum Energy is ahead of schedule in delivering more than 70 jobs to Tasmania, as part of the relocation of the bulk of its customer service operations to Hobart. By the end of next month, more than 40 Tasmanians will have been employed in customer-facing roles in Cambridge previously carried…

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