Buy Something Tasmanian to support local businesses

Michael Ferguson,Minister for State Growth

Tasmania’s economy and local businesses are taking a major hit due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the necessary trading restrictions to keep people safe.

As a state, and as a nation, we are facing an unprecedented challenge that is truly devastating for small businesses, many workers and many families.

We know in difficult times like this, Tasmanians rally together, and we can all support local businesses by buying something Tasmanian.

The new Buy Something Tasmanian internet marketplace allows Tasmanian businesses to list and sell their products and services to a new and wider range of customers than they currently have.

Buy Something Tasmanian will help customers find the best products and services local businesses have on offer, and you can search and purchase from your phone, tablet or computer at home.

Any products you buy can be delivered or safely collected during the current contactless time of social distancing, with the added bonus of no interstate or international shipping delays.

Many Tasmanian businesses already have sophisticated e-commerce services, while others may be making the move to online for the first time. This online marketplace is for all Tasmanian businesses, and it is completely free to list.

All Tasmanian businesses – large or small – are encouraged to sign up and build a Buy Something Tasmanian profile and start connecting with new customers.

Buy Something Tasmanian has been developed in partnership between the Tasmanian Government, the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Brand Tasmania.

To get started, visit https://buysomethingtasmanian.com.au/

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