Tasmanian-born St Kilda superstar Nick Riewoldt believes the unique circumstances of 2020 won't set the state's AFL bid back too far.
Speaking at the launch of the state's first Body Fit Training studios, the man voted Tasmania's best AFL-era player remained confident on the side's goals.
"One thing that has been pretty clear throughout [this season] is that all the stakeholders involved in the game are not wasting a crisis to look a full audit of their operational efficiencies and the way they run their football clubs or their broadcasting arrangements," he said.
"Everything is on the table, so I think while there's going to be a lot of pulling back in terms of the outlay into the game, a lot of that is going to become much tighter.
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"That also opens the door for some thinking around the opportunities, where are the opportunities to grow the game to increase the revenue to increase the viewership.
"I think Tasmania and a football team down there that's been at the forefront of that conversation for a decade, two decades, three decades.
"That's going to push that conversation ever further into the sphere of what's actually possible in terms of growing the game because that's still an untapped resource in Tassie as a footballing state and what that can offer the AFL."
Riewoldt featured alongside several respected names as an integral part of AFL Tasmania's 2018 steering committee, which has since been put on pause.