Tourism Tasmania has developed the Discover Tasmania Facebook Page as a hub for people who are planning to visit, have visited, or simply have a great love for holidays in Tasmania. Here you'll find general information and tips on travelling in Tasmania, as well as plenty of images and videos that help capture the Tasmanian experience. We hope it will serve as a useful resource for communicating with other fans and sharing your experiences.
Tourism Tasmania does not accept responsibility for the comments of fans on the page. Public posts to the Discover Tasmania Facebook Page are not representative of the opinions of Tourism Tasmania or the Tasmanian Government; nor do we confirm their accuracy.
We encourage the expression of opinions and free, frank and fearless discussion, but we do want people to act responsibly and courteously.
We reserve the right to remove comments or posts if they contain:
- violent, obscene, profane, hateful, derogatory, illegal or racist comments, content, links or images or incite such comment or behaviour
- comments that threaten or defame any person or organisation
solicitations, advertisements, or endorsements of any financial or commercial organisations
- multiple successive off-topic posts by a single user
- repetitive posts copied and pasted or duplicated by single or multiple users
- offensive, inaccurate, false, misleading or deceptive comments or content
- material which infringes third party intellectual property rights
any other inappropriate content or comments as determined at Tourism Tasmania's absolute discretion
Tourism Tasmania reserves the right to ban users who do not comply with this policy.
Tourism Tasmania does NOT claim ANY ownership rights to photos or videos posted to the Discover Tasmania Facebook Page wall or tagged to the Discover Tasmania Facebook Page. However, by posting a photo or video on our page wall or by tagging us, Tourism Tasmania is granted, by virtue of and subject to Facebook's Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, revocable, non-transferable, perpetual sub-licence (subject to revocation) to share, repost, use and/or publicly display your photo or video, including and without limitation through any relevant social media channels, pages or accounts administered by Tourism Tasmania and on In-Platform social media feeds on Tourism Tasmania's digital platforms (including DiscoverTasmania.com.au and GoBehindTheScenery.com.au) utilising a partner social media aggregation tool. Further, by submitting content to the Discover Tasmania Facebook Page or tagging the Discover Tasmania Facebook Page, and consistent with the Facebook's Statement of Rights and Responsibilities in relation to public posts, you acknowledge that no royalties or other remuneration will be paid or payable to you for your content, or for the granting of the rights described above (for uses and rights beyond Facebook please see the paragraph below regarding the Tourism Tasmania Visual Library). You will be credited for any Content shared on Tourism Tasmania's official social media channels and In-Platform social media feeds on Tourism Tasmania's digital platforms. You retain ownership of all intellectual property rights in the Content, and the right to use the Content for your own purposes or let others use your Content for their purposes. You must ensure that you have all necessary rights (without infringing any third party rights, including intellectual property rights, privacy rights, and moral rights) to that Content.
Uploading a photo or video to the Discover Tasmania Facebook Page or tagging the Discover Tasmania Facebook page to a post does not guarantee that your Content will be used and we reserve the right to refuse to accept, post or transmit the Content for any reason or remove the Content for any reason and at any time, at our discretion.
If your photo or video is used on In-Platform social media feeds on Tourism Tasmania's digital platforms (including DiscoverTasmania.com.au and GoBehindTheScenery.com.au) utilising a social media aggregation tool, your social media handle will always be credited and, where possible, linked back to the social media account from which the content was posted.
When utilising social media aggregation tools to display a social media feed on digital screens other than personal media devices (i.e. fixed digital display installations, temporary event digital displays, etc), Tourism Tasmania will contact the owner of the Content as a courtesy to check if the rights holder is happy for their photo or video uploaded to the Discover Tasmania Facebook Page or tagged to the Discover Tasmania Facebook page to be included on said in-platform social media feeds. Tourism Tasmania does not claim ownership rights to third party content accessed via social media (displayed or otherwise). Where agreement has been secured to use hashtagged or tagged social media content, the rights holder may opt out of the agreement at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tourism Tasmania will not use your Content outside of these social media channels or social media aggregation tools, nor will content be posted without credit to the rights holder.
If your Content is identified to fill the needs of our Visual Library and/or owned content database, Tourism Tasmania will contact the rights holder to negotiate the correct licensing options.
If you have any questions about this policy, or you wish to revoke this licence at any time, you may contact us in writing at email@example.com and inform us that you no longer want us to use your photo or video.
Tourism Tasmania acts in good faith in accordance with Facebook's Statement of Rights and Responsibilities.
The official Facebook page for those who love holidays in Tasmania, Australia. Post photos on our wall or tag them with #discovertasmania or #tassiestyle to share!
Tourism Tasmania's role is to create demand for travel to the state by connecting people culturally and emotionally to Tasmania.