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Tourism signs are designed to let people know how to get to features and facilities of interest.

If you want to install a tourism sign, you must meet a range of criteria to show provision of a substantive visitor experience.

Before starting the online application, please ensure you have read the Tourism Signing Guidelines – Information for Tourism Operations.

More information about specifications for design, installation and siting can be found in the Tasmanian Roadside Signs Manual.

Please note that replacement/reinstatement/repair of any signs installed under this application process will require a fresh approval.


Before starting the online application all necessary documents must be available for uploading.

Tourism information signs application

If you own or operate a commercial tourism business or natural, cultural or heritage features/attractions, the following mandatory documents are required:

  • If the applicant is not the Business Operator, a Declaration signed by the Business Operator is required.
  • Copy of Certificate of Business Name Registration OR ABN extract.
  • ATDW evidence – Online listed.
  • Tourism Accredited evidence.
  • Copy of Certificate of Occupancy from Council (if accommodating travellers).
  • Food licence details (if restaurant).
  • Liquor licence details (if licenced premises).

Tourism promotional signs application

If you are a council, tourism association or wish to get approval for a tourism precinct, themed route/trail/journey or visitor radio, the following information may be provided to support your application:

  • Letters of support.
  • Approvals from relevant authorities.
  • Program content (Visitor Radio).
  • Other information that may assist in considering the application; e.g. promotional brochure (Trails) or business plan (Visitor Radio).

Please note the application will only be able to be submitted when the mandatory documents are uploaded. For the best experience, we recommend using Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari.



If you have any questions, please call us on (03) 6166 4467.