News & Media
We'll keep you up to date with the latest news and info that matters to you.
Our latest media releases
19 November 2020 - Protect our Roadside Assistance workers
We're calling roadside assistance vehicles and tow trucks to be included in slow down for emergency vehicles legislation.
18 November 2020 - Yippee for road safety
Children are some of most vulnerable road users in Tasmania, which is why we've launched a new book to help them learn safe road habits.
16 November 2020 - Dangers of distraction and drink or drug driving
We're educating young Tasmanians about how dangerous it is to drive while using their mobile phones and after drinking alcohol.
15 November 2020 - Shining a light on road safety
This year’s Road Safety Week should serve as a wake-up call to Tasmanians after a horror year on our roads.
9 November 2020 - Tasmanian vehicle running costs revealed
We've revealed new data to help Tasmanians make more informed decisions when purchasing a car.
6 November 2020 - Derwent River ferry tenders called
We've long been calling for a Derwent River ferry service, so it's great to see the government will release tenders calling for a ferry operator.
6 November 2020 - West coast skipper cruises to victory
Gordon River Cruises skipper Amanda Sansom has taken out the Tourism Minister’s Young Achiever award at the Tasmanian Tourism Conference.
3 November 2020 - Welcome changes to licensingWe know that young drivers are at high risk of being in a crash, which is why we're supportive of changes to Tasmania's Graduated Licensing Scheme.
24 October 2020 - A call for action on Tasmania’s horror road toll
New data shows that on a per capita basis, Tasmania has the highest rate of fatal crashes of any state.
20 October 2020 - Real time fuel price reporting paying off
Just a month has passed since real time fuel price reporting was implemented, but it's already saving motorists money at the bowser.
18 October 2020 - Exclusive Antarctic flight offer
We're offering tickets for an exclusive sightseeing flight from Hobart to Antarctica in January 2022.
7 October 2020 - Roads focus in Federal Budget
While the Federal Budget confirmed significant funding in Tasmanian roads, we now want to see governments ensure these projects can be rolled out quickly in order to save lives.
4 October 2020 - Our Federal Budget wishlist
We're calling for Tasmania to receive its fair share of transport infrastructure funding in this year's Federal Budget.
25 September 2020 - Western Bypass report released
18 September 2020 - Real time fuel price reporting welcomed
27 August 2020 - Cutting costs for Tasmanian households
We're working to cut the cost of living by giving Tasmanians free access to discounts in our rewards program.
26 August 2020 - River Derwent ferry service a step closer
The Government is calling on ferry operators to come forward and kick start a River Derwent ferry service.
21 August 2020 - Shaping our vision for Greater Launceston mobility
We have met with a panel of experts to help develop our 30-year mobility vision for Greater Launceston.
18 August 2020 - Tasmania records nation's least affordable transport costs
A new report shows Hobart and Launceston residents are spending more of their income on transport than people in any other city.
17 August 2020 - Our road investment blueprint
We have released our 2020-21 budget priorities, which outline a roadmap for safe, efficient and sustainable transport options in Tasmania.
7 August 2020 - New distracted driving resource for Tasmanian drivers
We have launched a new online tool to help Tasmanian drivers overcome the use of smartphones while driving.
4 August 2020 - Expert panel to guide Greater Launceston Mobility Vision
We have announced a panel of experts to guide our long-term mobility vision for Greater Launceston.
1 August 2020 - Tasmania's road-toll remains high
Despite recording a decrease in fatalities over the past year, Tasmania’s road-toll continues to lag behind national targets.
1 August 2020 - Wine weekend to boost East Coast businesses
Our Great Eastern Wine Weekend will go ahead this September, with 19 bespoke events set to draw visitors to the region.
24 July 2020 - A vision for Launceston
We're calling on our members and the broader community to share their thoughts on a new transport vision for Greater Launceston.
19 July 2020 - Take care on the roads in back to school traffic
We're reminding drivers to take extra care on the roads as school returns for Term 3.
14 July 2020 - Next steps for Bridgewater Bridge project
We've welcomed the release of design requirements for the new Bridgewater Bridge.
14 July 2020 - Hobart Airport interchange given green light
The Clarence City Council has approved the Hobart Airport interchange, which will improve congestion between Hobart and Sorell.
8 July 2020 - Save on power bills this winter
Our members can now receive discounted electricity bills through a new partnership with 1st Energy.
8 July 2020 - Gordon River Cruises to restart services
West Coast tourism is set receive a welcome boost this month, with Gordon River Cruises re-opening in time for the school holidays.
3 July 2020 - School holidays get underway
We're urging Tasmanians to take care on our roads and shop around for the best fuel prices these school holidays.
1 July 2020 - We've re-opened our North West Coast branches
Driving students hit the road as our Burnie and Devonport branches open.
25 June 2020 - Australian Government road funding boost
We have welcomed an additional $34.3 million in federal funding to fast track Tasmanian road safety upgrades.
16 June 2020 - Raising money for Tasmania's homeless
Our CEO Mark Mugnaioni is raising money for homeless Tasmanians during the Vinnies CEO Sleepout.
11 June 2020 - Make Yourself at Home campaign
We believe the Tasmanian Government’s new tourism marketing campaign will drive travel across the state.
7 June 2020 - All Tasmanians to benefit from our Rewards program
We’re offering every Tasmanian the chance to join our Rewards program for free.
5 June 2020 - West Tamar Highway upgrades
Plans to fast track upgrades to the West Tamar Highway will improve safety for regional communities.
5 June 2020 - Be safe on the road this winter
Stay safe on the roads this winter, particularly during the June long weekend
31 May 2020 - West Tamar Highway and Boat Harbour road upgrades
The government must not leave North and North West Tasmanians off the map when it comes to fast tracking road projects.
30 May 2020 - Community supports River Derwent ferries
The Hobart community has thrown its support behind ferries on the River Derwent.
28 May 2020 - Huntingfield park and ride
We're calling on the government to fast track its Huntingfield park-and-ride facility.
26 May 2020 - Real time fuel prices
Tasmanians are set to win at the bowser after the government adopts real time fuel price monitoring.
24 May 2020 - River Derwent ferries
We want to see the government motor ahead with the River Derwent ferry project.
22 May 2020 - Bridgewater Bridge replacement
The government must “stick with the plan” on the new Bridgewater Bridge project.
21 May 2020 - Hobart Airport interchange
We are calling on the Hobart Airport interchange project to be fast-tracked, not delayed.
15 May 2020 - Fast tracking road infrastructure
We've welcomed news the Tasmanian Government will fast track infrastructure projects to boost the economy.
13 May 2020 - Government must act
The government needs to act immediately after the ACCC ruled out investigating fuel prices in Tassie.
11 May 2020 - Road to recovery
We've revealed our plan to help the Tasmanian community get back on its feet.
18 February 2020 - New faulty airbag threat
A new serious Takata airbag recall is putting thousands of Tasmanian families at risk.
13 February 2020 - Tasmanians are paying too much for petrol
The wholesale price of petrol is the lowest it's been in more than six months, but Tasmanians are still paying too much.
8 February 2020 - Call for more road safety funding
We're calling for more funding for road safety programs and infrastructure upgrades after six deaths on our roads in January.
5 February 2020 - Vital road upgrades lagging behind
We're calling on the state and federal governments to accelerate the delivery of key road projects across Tasmania.
20 January 2020 - Welcoming Tasmania's new Premier
We're ready to work with our new Premier Peter Gutwein on road safety upgrades and traffic congestion.
8 January 2020 - Never leave your kids or pets alone in the car
With the weather warming up and school holidays underway, we're reminding drivers to never leave their loved ones in the car.
20 December - Stay safe on the road this summer
We're reminding drivers to stay safe and alert on the roads as the busy Christmas season and summer holidays approach.
12 December - State Budget
Planning, public transport and fuel are key requests in our 2020-21 State Budget submission.
6 December - 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.
29 November - Fight Tassie petrol prices
We're calling on Tasmanians to sign our petition for real-time petrol price monitoring.
15 November - Australia's Best Cars
The judges have had their say. We take a look at the best cars in the country for 2019.
31 October - New tour launches in Strahan
We're excited to launch the new Pillinger Explorer tour. Guests will experience the abandoned port and town of Pillinger on the shores of Macquarie Harbour.
31 October - 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 - Exploring Freycinet National Park
Join the team at Experiential Tasmania for a brand new walking tour leaving from Freycinet Lodge.
11 October - TasPP winner announced
George Kennedy has taken out the 2019 Tasmanian Portrait Prize.
3 October - 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.
25 September - Stop when you're tired
With school holidays and family road trips coming up, we're reminding drivers to take a break.
23 September - Caring for Tasmania's penguins
Gordon River Cruises has teamed up with Wildcare to protect penguins.
28 August - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Our new-look Launceston branch
Pop into our Launceston branch to check out its brand new renovations.
6 August - 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 - Our new Group Chief Executive
We're excited to announce that Mark Mugnaioni is our new Group Chief Executive.
22 July - Vehicle Operating Costs
Buying a new car? Our yearly survey shows you the cheapest and most expensive cars to run.
1 July - Golden Rules of Road Safety
We take a look at 12 Golden Rules for you to follow on Tasmania's roads.
20 June - Are you ready for winter?
We're helping Tasmanian motorists stay safe this winter with free car checks.
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 - Support for community garden
Bucaan Community House Inc has received funding through our Community Fund program.
13 May - New EV tech coming soon
Tasmania's first public ultra-rapid EV charging station will open in Campbell Town.
9 May - Educating Tasmanians of all ages
We're bringing you more educational programs thanks to funding from the Road Safe Levy.
6 May - Reminder on children's safety
Keep your child safe in the car with these important tips.
5 May - Changes to licensing
The roll out of the Graduating Licensing System in Tassie is a positive step for new drivers.
4 May - More needs to be done on road safety
Tasmania won't meet its National Road Safety Strategy target unless there is a big improvement.
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.
26 March – Fly to Strahan
A regular service between Hobart and Strahan takes flight.
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.
10 January – Support cheap fuel
After weeks of high prices, we’re urging drivers to look out for fuel under $1.40.