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ChargeSmart - Workplace Electric Vehicle charging grants program

ChargeSmart recognises that electric vehicle uptake is on the rise. The program supports workplaces (eg councils, businesses and not-for-profits) to prepare for the technology by providing grants of up to $5,000 to install electric vehicle charging stations.

ChargeSmart grant applications closed on Monday 21 May 2018.

Successful grant applicants

City of Launceston North $5,000
Department of Education - Newstead CollegeNorth$3,036
Meander Valley Council North $4,422
University of Tasmania - Newnham campus North $4,204
Department of Education - Launceston College North $4,817
University of Tasmania - Cradle Coast campus North-West $4,204
Central Coast Council North-West $4,565
Cradle Coast Authority North-West $5,000
University of Tasmania - Sandy Bay campus South $4,204
Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania South $5,000
Huon Valley Council South $5,000
Total $49,452

ChargeSmart can help your workplace to:

  • demonstrate leadership by showing that your organisation is ready for electric vehicles;
  • support employees who are electric vehicle owners, or may be in the future;
  • support increased uptake of electric vehicles in your fleet;
  • encourage electric vehicle uptake through increased awareness of the technology and increased convenience of charging; and
  • encourage other workplaces to install charging stations through leading by example.


For further information please contact the Tasmanian Climate Change Office by email: or by telephone: (03) 6232 7162.