About Federal Group

Federal Group is a privately owned family company which operates significant tourism, hospitality, retail, casino and gaming assets in Tasmania, and a national sensitive freight company.

Federal Group’s history stretches back more than 130 years to 1885, and is proudly Australia’s oldest continually operating hotel group and is Tasmania’s largest private sector employer, with more than 2400 employees located right across the entire state.
Federal Group’s vision for the future is to be Australia’s most respected service business through an unwavering commitment to its principles.

Hospitality & Tourism, Gaming Technology & Transport.

Hospitality & Tourism

Federal Group owns and operates the Vantage Group with 12 community pubs and 19 bottle shops. The company’s tourism division is responsible for multi-award winning, high end accommodation properties, MACq01 Hotel and The Henry Jones Art Hotel on Hobart’s waterfront, and Saffire-Freycinet on Tasmania’s picturesque east coast as well as two Casino’s Wrest Point Hotel & Casino & Country Club.

Gaming Technology

In addition to Odyssey Gaming, Federal Group owns and operates Network Gaming, which currently manages the distribution of gaming machines in Tasmania. They also run Keno in hotels and clubs throughout Tasmania, operating under the OASIS and TASkeno brands.


Cope is Australia’s largest independent specialist sensitive freight carrier. With depots located in all capital cities and major centers.

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