Tasmanian regional events share in $1.5m

A total of 14 Tasmanian regional events and organisers will share in $1.5 million in funding as part of the state’s Regional Event Recovery.

The successful applicants include:

1.           A Taste of the Huon
2.           Auspicious Arts Projects Inc
3.           Junction Arts Festival
4.           Visit Northern Tasmania
5.           Australian Wooden Boat Festival
6.           Geocentric Pty Limited
7.           Tamar Valley Writers Festival
8.           Beerfest Pty Ltd
9.           Food Innovation Tasmania
10.         Beaker Street Ltd
11.         East Coast Wine Trail Association Inc
12.         Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival
13.         Angela Boxall
14.         The Australian Antarctic Festival

“The Government is a strong supporter of the events sector, which has a critical role to play in restoring visitation to Tasmania and stimulating the economy following COVID-19,” said Sarah Courtney, Minister for Tourism, Hospitality and Events.

“I thank the industry for its hard work and resilience over the past 18 months, and I look forward to continuing to work with industry to build an even stronger and more vibrant sector for the future.”