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There is a range of service and support in Tasmania to help people travel to the places they need to go.


Top Gear: Learn to Drive

Provides support for former humanitarian entrants to learn to drive, including supervised driving.

Provides support for people from a refugee or humanitarian background to learn to drive. Both on road support supervised driving, as well as off road support including driving related English practice and road rule knowledge.

Off road support available on Fridays from 10-11.30am at the Migrant Resource Centre (1a Anfield St, Glenorchy).

Please contact the Migrant Resource Centre for more information:

Visit  the Migrant Resource Centre on Mondays, between 10-3pm.

Volunteers are always welcome to help people get their licence, both on and off the road!

Drive for Life Program

Provides driving practice for clients with an L1 and L2-licence, including road safety information sessions and workshops.

Drivers licences and car registration

Provides information about driving in Tasmania, such as how to get a licence, the Traffic Code booklet and car registration.

Road safety rules

Provides the list the Tasmanian road rules.

Buses and Passenger Transport

Metro Tasmania Bus

Metro Tasmania

Provides public passenger bus services operating in the major urban areas. Website provides information on routes, timetables and fares, including information on Greencards.

Regional and statewide services


Taxi Driver in Vehicle

Taxis with larger capacity, or wheelchair carrying ability are generally available on request

  • Airport Taxi Service Group
    Phone: 0418 179 202
  • Chauffeured Cars and Coaches
    Phone: 1300 308 000
  • Executive Taxi Service
    Phone: 0411 488 734
  • Tascabs Hobart Inc Prestige Taxi Service
    Phone: 0406 106 067
  • Taxi Combined Services
    Phone: 13 2227
  • United Taxis
    Phone: 13 3222
  • Yellow Cab Maxi Taxi
    Phone: 13 6294

Car pooling

Car pooling is also referred to as "ride sharing" where people travel in the one vehicle to reduce travel costs and the amount of traffic on the road.  In Tasmania there are some organisations that assist with car pooling.

Drive 2 Work (D2W)

This Migrant Resource Centre program allows culturally and linguistically diverse clients to access car pooling arrangements. It allows people to access and maintain employment in regional areas outside the greater Launceston area.