Business support

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2022 4:35pm

COVID-19 support, grants and loans for businesses

Business Tasmania is the Tasmanian Government point of contact for business owners and operators impacted by COVID-19.

For information about, contact Business Tasmania on 1800 440 026 or via email

Fisheries Assistance

Fee relief may be available for licence holders in some Tasmanian wild capture fisheries. Read more on the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania website.

Rapid Response Skills Initiative

The Rapid Response Skills Initiative (RRSI) provides up to $3000 towards the cost of training for eligible people who have lost work in the last 12 months because they have been made redundant, the place they worked has closed, or the employer had to let staff go.

Tourism Tasmania

Information for Tasmanian tourism operators is available on the Tourism Tasmania website.


National Debt Helpline

The National Debt Helpline's 1800 007 007 financial counsellors provide free, independent and confidential advice to help you manage your debts or negotiate with creditors. The National Debt Helpline website also has step-by-step guides and useful information on how to deal with specific types of debts.

Unions Tasmania COVID-19 Worker Helpline

Phone: 6216 7616


Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry workplace relations helpline

Phone: 1300 559 112