Economic Development, Tourism, Arts and Events

over 3 years ago
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The Council's economic development, tourism, arts and events functions provide for the promotion of Hobart as a destination of choice and a place of business.

Economic development seeks to actively engage with business; facilitate quality development and investment; establish the City’s role in support of the retail sector; attract students and international visitors, and contribute to the City economy through international relationships.

The tourism and event functions include the operation of the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre in Hobart, marketing of the City, Salamanca Market and is responsible for some of the State’s best known events, including the annual Taste of Tasmania and community events including, the Hobart Christmas Pageant and Carols by Candlelight.

The arts function develops and supports a range of programs and activities to enhance the cultural life of Hobart. These include the public art program, City of Hobart Art Prize and the cultural programs of Young Writers in the City, Pop-Up Creative Hobart, Cultural Hobart Creative Forums.

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