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Tasmanian transport schemes

The links below provide information on the operation, background, purpose and funding of programmes which are aimed at providing financial assistance for cost associated with moving eligible non-bulk goods and passenger vehicles by sea. The amount of assistance for eligible non-bulk goods is based on the difference between the freight costs of moving the goods by sea and the notional freight costs of moving them by road over an equivalent distance.

On 13 March 2015 the Australian Government released its response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry Report on Tasmanian Shipping and Freight.

  • Visit this page for information on the operation, background, purpose and funding of programmes which are aimed at providing financial assistance for cost associated with moving eligible non-bulk goods by sea. The amount of assistance for eligible non-bulk goods is based on the difference between the freight costs of moving the goods by sea and the notional freight costs of moving them by road over an equivalent distance.

  • This scheme assists in alleviating the cost of sea travel across Bass Strait for passengers accompanying an eligible vehicle.