Time is your most valuable resource. What are you spending it on? If you’ve been thinking you’d like to be your own boss, and you have an idea of what you could do, you’re between the ages of 18-35, change your life and join Emerge. 

What is Emerge?

Simply put – it’s a six week program developed by The Van Diemen Project, to accelerate your startup or small business to achieve its potential.

How does it work?

We combine business basics, with industry expert knowledge, and one on one mentoring with group facilitation. Over the six weeks you’ll be learning essential business theory, then we’ll be assisting you to apply that to directly benefit you and your business, in our collaborative office, Cowork Launceston.



Fantastic Presentations

Benefit from presentations with experienced facilitators, walking through practical business basics, applicable to any industry.

One on One Business Advice

Learn from regular appointments with subject matter experts to grow your knowledge and business with their considered insights.

Dedicated Workspace

It can be difficult to focus on big step when your environment isn’t changing too. That’s why we will provide you with a space in .

Building Networks

Learning in a group environment with people who are on the same journey as you are, is an invaluable asset. Consider the network of local business people you will be able to collaborate with.

Ongoing Support

After the six weeks is up, we will continue to meet with you as regularly as you need to ensure you are supported on this journey. We also have access to a huge network of local businesses that want to help you succeed.

I want to...

Start A Business

Grow My Business

Make My Own Job

Build My Skills

Get Help With My Business


Have questions, queries, comments? Want help solving a problem? The best way to get in touch with us is via this form. It goes to a shared inbox so you’ll have three people ready and raring to get back to you.

The information we collect on this form simply gives us the best idea of how we can help you and what information we need to get you there.

Of course, you can give us a call on 03 6349 1919, Monday to Friday 9 to 5.

The Van Diemen Project Business Hub

53 Elizabeth Street,

Launceston TAS 7250

(03) 6349 1919