Media Releases 2016

TCCI Tasmania Report
Eslake says Tasmania's economic performance will fall even further behind the mainland unless we drastically lift productivity. Read more

Nothing fishy about salmon industry
The TCCI reconfirmed its support for the Tasmanian salmon industry after receiving independent scientific advice at their recent board meeting. Read more


Launceston Office Move
The Launceston TCCI office has moved into TFGA House, on the corner of Charles and Cimitiere Streets. Read more

North East Rail Trails will open up tourism avalanche
Converting Tasmania’s disused North East rail trails into cycling tracks will open up the region to a potential tourism avalanche. Read more

TCCI calls for calm on jobs
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry called for calm and positive action on participation rate and employment. Read more

TSBE – Business confidence needs lifting
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released the complete findings from the Q2 2016 Tasmanian Survey of Business Expectations (TSBE). Read more

TCCI disappointed Small Business relegated from Cabinet
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is disappointed Small Business has been relegated from Cabinet into the junior ministry in Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s new cabinet, announced yesterday. Read more

TCCI’s Tasmania Report supports lowering school starting age
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomes the State Government’s proposed changes to primary school starting age, as recommended by TCCI’s Tasmania Report. Read more

TCCI calls on Government to honour its promises
Now that it is clear that we have a majority government, the TCCI has called on the Federal Government to confirm their funding commitments to Tasmania. Read more

North West business confidence tanks
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released the North West component of the Tasmanian Business Expectations Survey (TSBE). The remainder of the survey will be released next week. Read more

Federal election reaction
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) today reacted to the Tasmanian result of the Federal Election as known thus far. Read more

Freight Forum - Summary of key findings
On 27 April 2016, RDA Tasmania and the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry co-hosted two freight forums. The forums addressed the current and long term opportunities and challenges for Tasmanian exporters and the freight and logistics industry. Click here to download a summary of the findings

TCCI pleased with Northern Cities funding announcement
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry congratulates the government on the $150m Northern Cities announcement. Read more

TCCI calls for Government to assist Tasmanian dairy farmers
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is calling for a government support package to help stabilise the Tasmanian dairy industry through the shock slashing of milk prices. Read more

TCCI and ACBC (TAS) sign MOU to strengthen ties with China
The Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) and the Australia China Business Council (Tasmanian Branch) (ACBC TAS) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalise a strategic partnership to support Tasmanian businesses in their endeavours to increase trade and investment with China. Read more