News & Media
We'll keep you up to date with the latest news and info that matters to you.
Our latest media releases
19 July 2021 - Ferry on track to boost public transport
We've welcomed the start of sea trials for the long-awaited Derwent River ferry service.
17 July 2021 - E-scooters on the rise
The government's new e-scooter regulations are a welcome step in helping to solve traffic congestion.
2 July 2021 - RACT to increase local investment
We've signed an agreement with Suncorp that will see us increase our current investment in RACT Insurance.
29 June 2021 - We support a Legislative Council inquiry into road safety
We've endorsed a motion by Legislative Councillor, Rosemary Armitage to hold a Parliamentary Inquiry into road safety in Tasmania.
3 June 2021 - Update on Wielangta Road
After recent upgrades to Wielangta Road, our roadside patrols will be able to assist broken down vehicles.
27 May 2021 - Tasmanian motorists urged to avoid using Wielangta Road
We're encouraging drivers to avoid using Wielangta Road as an alternative to the closed Tasman Highway for safety reasons.
21 May 2021 - Sharing the road safety message in schools
We've showcased the importance of teaching our young and vulnerable road users about road safety
during Road Safety Week.
19 May 2021 - Senior staff put through their paces in driving course
Our staff have proven that despite their many years of driving experience, no one is immune from the dangers of drink driving and mobile phone use.
16 May 2021 - It's time to make road safety a year-round priority
We're using this year’s Road Safety Week to call on thousands of Tasmanians to make a formal pledge to drive safely all year round.
14 May 2021 - We need to protect our Roadside patrols
We've reiterated calls for Roadside patrols and tow truck drivers to be included in slow down for emergency vehicles laws.
12 May 2021 - We've called for immediate action on road commitments
The Federal Government must work with its local counterparts to ensure the latest cash splash for Tasmanian roads are delivered on time.
10 May 2021 - Clarity on Bass Highway funding requiredWhile we welcome the Federal Government's $80 million commitment to the Bass Highway, we want to know when the funding will be spent and on which sections of the highway.
30 April 2021 - The next steps for road safety
We're pleased both major parties have committed to 10-year plans for Tasmania’s key highways, and many other transport projects.
22 April 2021 - Commitments to long-term plans
We've welcomed commitments to 10-year plans for Tasmania's key roads ahead of the State Election.
22 April 2021 - Fagus Festival filling fast, but still room for locals
A new festival celebrating one of Tasmania’s most unique natural phenomena is set to turn Cradle Mountain into an autumn wonderland from this weekend.
15 April 2021 - It's time to reinvest speed camera fines into road safety
We're using next month's State Election to call for the reinvestment of speed camera fines into new speed and mobile phone detection technology.
7 April 2021 - Our road infrastructure election priorities
We're calling on all parties and candidates to prioritise investment in key roads ahead of next month's State Election.
1 April 2021 - We're making road safety our priority this State Election
We've called on all parties to make infrastructure and road safety a key priority in next month's election.
28 March 2021 - We're celebrating five years with United
In celebration of our 5 year relationship with United, our members will receive a 12 cent per litre discount.
23 March 2021 - NRMA to ensure bright future for our tourism properties
We've sold our Destinations properties to NRMA, which will increase investment in the tourism icons.
20 March 2021 - Fuel price reporting saving motorists millions
We believe motorists have saved more than $11 million since real time fuel price reporting kicked off six months ago.
13 March 2021 - Fagus transforms Cradle Mountain
A new festival celebrating the turning of the Fagus will transform Cradle Mountain into an autumn wonderland in April and May.
18 February 2021 - Electric vehicle charging network launched
Tasmania's fast charging network will reduce ‘range anxiety’ and help encourage EV uptake.
13 February 2021 - Tasmania fails to meet fatality targets
We're calling for a rethink on the way we approach road safety after Tasmania failed to meet National Road Safety Strategy targets.
2 February 2021 - Improving traffic congestion
We're looking forward to new congestion busting measures to reduce congestion across Greater Hobart.
1 February 2021 - It's back to school time
School's back this week and we're reminding motorists to take extra care, with thousands of Tasmanian students back on the roads.
30 January 2021 - Tassie's worst roads
Our members have told us what road they believe need the most investment across Tasmania
22 January 2021 - Saving on fuel and staying road safe
We're helping Tasmanians save money on fuel and stay safe on our roads over the long weekend.
6 January 2021 - Our driving tips and cheapest fuel
We're reminding Tasmanians about the importance of road safety as they head back to work, with some up to date fuel prices from our Fuel Saver app
28 December 2020 - Our driving tips and cheapest fuel
We're reminding Tasmanians about the importance of road safety over the holiday period, with some up to date fuel prices from our Fuel Saver app
23 December 2020 - Stay safe on the roads this Christmas
As Tasmanians prepare to visit family and loved ones across the state this Christmas, we're calling on motorists to stay safe and survive the drive.
22 December 2020 - Funding boost for the Keys2Drive program
A funding boost for Keys2Drive will see Tasmania's learners get access to not one but two hours of professional driver training.
21 December 2020 - We've launched our new fuel price app
Our new Fuel Saver app will give Tasmanians the power to find the cheapest prices across the state.
16 December 2020 - We've given Colony 47 a helping hand this Christmas
Our staff have stepped away from their usual roles to help Colony 47 wrap presents for those needing some extra help this Christmas.
13 December 2020 - Never leave children or pets in hot cars
We're warning people to never leave children or pets in hot cars this summer.
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.
12 November 2020 - More funding needed for road safety
We have welcomed funding certainty for road upgrades, but more needs to be done to improve road safety.
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 March 2020 - Call to keep fuel retailers to account on pricing
Tasmanians are being hit hard at the fuel pump and the time to take action is now.
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.