Tourism Industry Council Tasmania CEO Luke Martin had called on the Federal Government to temporarily extend the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme that covers the gap between the true cost of taking a vehicle on the ferry and the ticket price.
The government has now announced that from 1 March 2021 to 30 June 2021, Australians can take their car or motorbike to the Apple Isle for free.
Note that free travel for motorcycles is subject to capacity and conditions of carriage, on the Spirit of Tasmania.
In 2015, they produced a video featuring multi-Australian Superbike Champion Malcolm Campbell and interstate motorcycle club member Lester Knowles riding around the state and pointing out the features and dangers.
Each year the video is updated.
Road safety billboards and posters are also displayed on popular riding routes.