Category Archives: COVID-19


Transport is the backbone of the Tasmanian economy; facilitating growth in key sectors of construction, agriculture, aquaculture, and exports, and is essential to our every day Tasmanian way of life.  As an Island state, an efficient freight network within Tasmania, and connections with interstate ports and freight hubs, is critical to the continued economic prosperity of […]

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Support Measures for Transport

The Business Tasmania site includes a list of COVID-19 Business Support, Grants and Loans available. To assist small buisness fight the economic impact of COVID-19 and prepare the foundation to set Tasmania up for a rapid recovery when the situation eases, one-off grants of up to $750 are available through the Business Continuity Grant.  Click […]

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Sharing Resources across the Transport Industry

The Tasmanian Transport Industry provides essential services to Tasmanians and Tasmanian businesses and has stood tall in making sure that critical supplies are maintained during this period of crisis with COVID-19.  A strong and efficient transport industry will be vital to the recovery of Tasmania when the current situation eases. Some sectors of transport have […]

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COVID-19 Border Controls

Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory have closed their borders. Freight is exempt, but each state has border control requirements for truck drivers and other staff. Links are provided below about specific entry requirements including forms that must be completed for truck drivers. Queensland | online entry pass form South Australia Western Australia fact sheet | legal instrument | PDF arrival form […]

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Updates on the Coronavirus including information for travellers (inc transport operators) are posted to the Biosecurity Tasmanian website and to Tasmanian Department of Health website – check for key information at the links below. Updates on the Coronavirus are posted to the Australian Department of Health website – check for key information and resources

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