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Setting up a project

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Once a project is approved and funded, there is an initial setup period involving the appointment of the project manager and team, planning and documentation activities (including the development of the initial Project Business Plan), and the organisation of the resources required to produce the outputs.

The resources provided in this toolkit include links to relevant:

  • Sections from the Tasmanian Government Project Management Guidelines
  • Fact sheets
  • Templates
  • Examples
  • Useful links
    plus any further resources that may be helpful

For further information please contact egovernment@dpac.tas.gov.au.

Toolkit resources for setting up a project

Project management mailing list

The Project Management Mailing List has been set up to support the sharing ideas and information about project management within the Tasmanian Government, between the three tiers of government, and between private and public sectors.

Project Estimation Fact Sheet v1.2 PDF File (184.2 KB)

Project Documentation Fact Sheet v2.2 PDF File (251.3 KB)

Project business plan template and guide for small projects v2.1 MS Word (650.0 KB)

Project business plan template and guide for large projects 2.1 MS Word (913.0 KB)

Steering committee terms of reference template and guide v1.1 MS Word (587.0 KB)

Community Client Health Profile Program Governance Structure PDF File (223.9 KB)

Community Client Health Profile Program Steering Committee Terms of Reference PDF File (109.1 KB)

Project Management Advisory Committee Terms of Reference PDF File (16.1 KB)

Outcome Realisation Case Study PDF File (253.8 KB)

Provides a case study exploring the Tasmanian Government Web Publishing Framework Project’s innovative approach to outcome realisation, when challenged by outputs that were rapidly outdated, and non-obligatory implementation.

Web Publishing Framework Project Outcome Realisation Plan v1.1 PDF File (382.3 KB)

Project Management Information and Resources Project Outcome Realisation Plan PDF File (183.9 KB)

Web Publishing Framework Project Risk Management Plan v1.0 PDF File (149.6 KB)

Realising Project Benefits Project Risk Management Plan PDF File (77.7 KB)

Provides an example of a risk management plan.

The State of Growth Communications Strategy PDF File (122.0 KB)

Provides an example of a communication strategy.

Realising Project Benefits Project Communications Strategy and Action Plan PDF File (61.0 KB)

Accrual Budget and Financial Management Project Communication Strategy Phase 4 PDF File (131.1 KB)

Business cases, program and project business plans

Lists examples of project business cases and program and project business plans.


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