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Hosting professional development seminars and events

Funding contributions are available to eligible companies and incorporated organisations for staging a professional development event, but such funding is limited to venue hire, equipment hire and speaker’s fees/travel.

  • For small companies or incorporated associations, this is capped at $2 500 per event or $5 000 per organisation for a series of events in a financial year.
  • For larger organisations with a demonstrated history of success, there is no yearly cap. The level of funding available for proposals is limited by availability of program funds.

We will not fund operational expenditure, wages or promotion and marketing costs. Preference will be given to proposals which are not already supported by other business units within the Department of State Growth.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    Applicants must be:

    • a company
    • an incorporated organisation.

    Additional eligibility criteria

    In addition to the eligibility criteria outlined above, larger organisations and proposals supported by other business units of the Department of State Growth must demonstrate:

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    Funding of professional development proposals will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. All proposals will be assessed according to the following criteria:

    • the extent to which the expenditure will increase the skills and knowledge of attendees,
    • proven ability to deliver the event,
    • a clear market analysis to demonstrate the need for the event and a viable marketing strategy, taking into account industry challenges identified in the Screen Industry Workforce Development Plan,
    • a detailed and viable financial plan. Note: hosts may charge fees for people attending their events,
    • the relevance of the project to Tasmanian stories or how the project promotes opportunities for Tasmanian communities’ cultural engagement or interaction.
  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    For hosting professional development seminars and other events in Tasmania, you can apply at any time, but it must be at least six weeks before the event.

    These guidelines should be read in conjunction with Screen Tasmania’s Terms of Trade and General Guidelines.

    Applicants must speak to Screen Tasmania’s Industry Development Manager to discuss their project before submitting an application. Please call Screen Tasmania on 03 6165 5070 to arrange a meeting.

  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility

    Applicants must be:

    • a company
    • an incorporated organisation.

    Additional eligibility criteria

    In addition to the eligibility criteria outlined above, larger organisations and proposals supported by other business units of the Department of State Growth must demonstrate:

  • Assessment criteria
  • Assessment criteria

    Funding of professional development proposals will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. All proposals will be assessed according to the following criteria:

    • the extent to which the expenditure will increase the skills and knowledge of attendees,
    • proven ability to deliver the event,
    • a clear market analysis to demonstrate the need for the event and a viable marketing strategy, taking into account industry challenges identified in the Screen Industry Workforce Development Plan,
    • a detailed and viable financial plan. Note: hosts may charge fees for people attending their events,
    • the relevance of the project to Tasmanian stories or how the project promotes opportunities for Tasmanian communities’ cultural engagement or interaction.
  • How do I apply?
  • How do I apply?

    For hosting professional development seminars and other events in Tasmania, you can apply at any time, but it must be at least six weeks before the event.

    These guidelines should be read in conjunction with Screen Tasmania’s Terms of Trade and General Guidelines.

    Applicants must speak to Screen Tasmania’s Industry Development Manager to discuss their project before submitting an application. Please call Screen Tasmania on 03 6165 5070 to arrange a meeting.

    Eligibility

    Eligibility

    Applicants must be:

    • a company
    • an incorporated organisation.

    Additional eligibility criteria

    In addition to the eligibility criteria outlined above, larger organisations and proposals supported by other business units of the Department of State Growth must demonstrate:

    Assessment criteria

    Assessment criteria

    Funding of professional development proposals will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. All proposals will be assessed according to the following criteria:

    • the extent to which the expenditure will increase the skills and knowledge of attendees,
    • proven ability to deliver the event,
    • a clear market analysis to demonstrate the need for the event and a viable marketing strategy, taking into account industry challenges identified in the Screen Industry Workforce Development Plan,
    • a detailed and viable financial plan. Note: hosts may charge fees for people attending their events,
    • the relevance of the project to Tasmanian stories or how the project promotes opportunities for Tasmanian communities’ cultural engagement or interaction.

    How do I apply?

    How do I apply?

    For hosting professional development seminars and other events in Tasmania, you can apply at any time, but it must be at least six weeks before the event.

    These guidelines should be read in conjunction with Screen Tasmania’s Terms of Trade and General Guidelines.

    Applicants must speak to Screen Tasmania’s Industry Development Manager to discuss their project before submitting an application. Please call Screen Tasmania on 03 6165 5070 to arrange a meeting.