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    Spirit of Tasmania ferry passengers will be able to bring their car or motorcycle at no charge for a period of four months under an expansion of the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme.

    The scheme is hoped to help Tasmania’s tourism industry recover from the downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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