TASMANIA - GATEWAY OF OPPORTUNITIES

Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme

As part of the Tasmanian Government's commitment to preserving and revitalising our local heritage and history, the Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme will provide for up to $10 million to be made available for low interest loans, over an initial two year period, for owners of Tasmanian Heritage listed properties.

Loans are available for refurbishing a property that facilitates tourism and business development opportunities, essential heritage conservation projects, developing a business or adapting a property to support a new business initiative that will grow the visitor economy.   Loans are not available for properties used as a private residence.

Led by the Office of the Coordinator-General and Department of State Growth and administered by the Tasmanian Development Board, loans will be provided for a minimum of $100,000 to a maximum of $1.5 million.

The Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme contributes to Priority 3 within the T21 – Tasmanian Visitor Economy Strategy 2015-2020, which highlights the importance of investment in quality visitor infrastructure.

Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme Guidelines (PDF)

Tourist Accommodation Refurbishment Loan Scheme

The Tourist Accommodation Refurbishment Loan Scheme (TARLS) provides for up to $20 million to be made available for low interest loans, over an initial two-year period, for eligible tourist accommodation businesses operating in Tasmania.  

TARLS will provide assistance to tourism operators, particularly in regional Tasmania, to improve the standard of the tourism offering in Tasmania and assist operators within the sector to lift the standard of their product or services.  

Led by the Office of the Coordinator-General and Department of State Growth and administered by the Tasmanian Development Board,  loans will be provided for a minimum of $50,000 to a maximum of $1.5 million. TARLS will also contribute to Priority 3 within T21 – The Tasmanian Visitor Economy Strategy 2015-2020, which highlights investment in quality visitor infrastructure.

Tourist Accommodation Refurbishment Loan Scheme Guidelines (PDF)

For more information please call Chris Cooper at the Office of the Coordinator-General on 03 6777 2808 or email cg@cg.tas.gov.au