News & Media

We'll keep you up to date with the latest news and info that matters to you. 

    Our latest media releases

    • December 2019

      6 December 2019 - Driverless technology comes to Tassie

      We've partnered with the Tasmanian Government and City of Hobart to bring the first driverless electric bus demonstration to Hobart. 

    • November 2019

      29 November 2019 - Fight Tassie petrol prices

      We're calling on Tasmanians to sign our petition for real-time petrol price monitoring. 


      15 November 2019 - Australia's Best Cars

      The judges have had their say. We take a look at the best cars in the country for 2019.

    • October 2019

      31 October 2019 - More needs to be done on road safety

      We're calling on the state and federal governments to put tougher road safety measures in place.


      17 October 2019 - Exploring Freycinet National Park

      Join the team at Experiential Tasmania for a brand new walking tour leaving from Freycinet Lodge.


      11 October 2019 - TasPP winner announced

      George Kennedy has taken out the 2019 Tasmanian Portrait Prize. 


      3 October 2019 - Tassie's top 10 worst roads revealed 

      Our members have told us that Tassie's roads have improved over the past two years, but more still needs to be done. 

    • September 2019

      25 September 2019 - Stop when you're tired

      With school holidays and family road trips coming up, we're reminding drivers to take a break. 


      23 September 2019 - Caring for Tasmania's penguins 

      Gordon River Cruises has teamed up with Wildcare to protect penguins.

    • August 2019

      28 August 2019 - Time to act on fuel prices

      To fight rising petrol costs, we want it to be compulsory for fuel retailers to report their prices at the bowser.


      26 August 2019 - Keep an eye on your vision

      Older drivers are being reminded to have regular eye checks so they can stay safe on the road. 


      23 August 2019 - Taking out the ANZIIF Award

      We're very excited to announce that we've been named the Small - Medium General Insurance Company of the Year for the second year in a row at the ANZIIF Awards. 


      14 August 2019 - Keeping your vehicle safe all year round

      The results from our free winter safety checks show how important it is to check your vehicle regularly. 


      8 August 2019 - Our new-look Launceston branch

      Pop into our Launceston branch to check out its brand new renovations.


      6 August 2019 - Slow Down Move Over

      We want our Roadside team to be included in the State Government's proposed 'Slow Down Move Over' legislation.


      5 August 2019 - Our new Group Chief Executive

      We're excited to announce that Mark Mugnaioni is our new Group Chief Executive.

    • July 2019

      22 July 2019 - Vehicle Operating Costs
      Buying a new car? Our yearly survey shows you the cheapest and most expensive cars to run.

      1 July 2019 - Golden Rules of Road Safety
      We take a look at 12 Golden Rules for you to follow on Tasmania's roads.

    • June 2019

      20 June 2019 - Are you ready for winter?
      We're helping Tasmanian motorists stay safe this winter with free car checks.

    • May 2019

      27 May 2019 - Introducing our EV
      Our new fully-electric Hyundai Ioniq will help us teach Tasmanians about road safety.

      23 May 2019 - State Budget announcement
      The State Budget has set a clear timeline for the Bridgewater Bridge upgrades.

      21 May 2019 - Support for community garden
      Bucaan Community House Inc has received funding through our Community Fund program.

      13 May 2019 - New EV tech coming soon
      Tasmania's first public ultra-rapid EV charging station will open in Campbell Town.

      9 May 2019 - Educating Tasmanians of all ages
      We're bringing you more educational programs thanks to funding from the Road Safe Levy.

      6 May 2019 - Reminder on children's safety
      Keep your child safe in the car with these important tips.

      5 May 2019 - Changes to licensing
      The roll out of the Graduating Licensing System in Tassie is a positive step for new drivers.

      4 May 2019 - More needs to be done on road safety
      Tasmania won't meet its National Road Safety Strategy target unless there is a big improvement.

    • April 2019

      16 April – Check your vehicles and tyres
      Get your car ready for winter with these simple safety checks.

      12 April – Unveiling our 30-year Vision
      Public and active transport are taking the lead in our Vision for the future.

      6 April – Welcoming University move
      With UTAS moving into the Hobart CBD, we need a long-term traffic plan. 

    • March 2019

      26 March – Fly to Strahan
      A regular service between Hobart and Strahan takes flight.

    • February 2019

      23 February – Hobart City Deal
      We’ve welcomed the official signing of the Hobart City Deal.

      19 February – Supporting our community
      A new rag cutter at Self Help Workplace is the perfect addition to the team’s workshop. 

    • January 2019

      10 January – Support cheap fuel

      After weeks of high prices, we’re urging drivers to look out for fuel under $1.40.