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2011, 2019

National Recreational Fishing Conference set to champion citizen science projects

Hobart welcomed 150 delegates for The Australian Recreational Fishing Conference 2019, on the 10th to the 12th of December this year. The conference focused on how the average fisher can influence the future of recreational fishing through citizen science projects. Fisheries and Marine Ecosystems Scientist, Associate Professor Sean Tracey, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), worked [...]

909, 2019

Tassie set for huge month of conferencing

In another nod to Tasmania’s growing reputation as a high quality conference destination, the state will be buzzing with conference delegates over the month of September. Hobart will play host to some significant events during the month including the Early Childhood Australia National Conference, the Fertility Society of Australia Annual Conference, 2019 Barbershop Harmony Australia Convention and [...]

1804, 2019

Tasmanian community embraces rural health conference in Hobart

Hobart once again proves to be an impressive destination for large events, welcoming 1,100 rural health professionals for the 15th National Rural Health Conference at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart this week. Every two years the rural and remote health sector comes together at Australia's premier rural health event - the National Rural Health Conference and this year Hobart was selected to hos [...]

1802, 2019

Tasmanian infrastructure gearing up for Corporate Incentive Travel market demand

As Tasmania’s appeal as an ideal destination for the Corporate Incentive Travel (CIT) market is growing, so too is the infrastructure required to sufficiently service the market. Business Events Tasmania (BET) understands the need for increased luxury accommodation options and international hotel brands within Tasmania, and BET’s Chief Executive Officer Marnie Craig is excited about the number of [...]

1602, 2019


If questioned by interstate clients on how long it takes him to get to work, Launceston architect Scott Curran proudly claims “it depends whether I have to stop at THE red traffic light or not!” Tasmanian by birth and passion, Curran is the Group Director of national architect firm, ARTAS Architects. The beauty of Launceston as a conference destination he says is quite simply its “ease”. “You can [...]

1602, 2019


Rosevears Hotel in Tasmania’s Tamar Valley is a place of dichotomy. It’s a hotel, accommodation and conference venue where olde worlde charm marries with 21st century sustainable technology. It is also well suited to discerning conference organisers increasingly wanting to source a venue that follows sustainable principles. The site has undergone a $5 million expansion with owner and developer All [...]