Glenorchy City Council encourages all residents to be prepared in the event of a disaster. There are simple steps you can take to protect yourself. Talk to your family and friends about staying safe and preparing an emergency plan. The Red Cross RediPlan has some useful tips on how to prepare your plan. 

Visit the Business Tasmania website  for information on preparing your business for natural disasters, 

Emergency Contacts

Tasmania Police 000 for non-emergencies 131 444

Ambulance Australia 000 for non-urgent ambulance assistance: 1800 008 008

Tasmanian Fire Service 000 for non-emergencies, contact: 1800 000 699

State Emergency Service (SES) Flood and Storm Assistance – 132 500

Health Direct After Hours medical advice: 1800 022 222

During times of emergencies, listen to Hobart ABC Local Radio on 936 AM for updates and advice.

Glenorchy City Council Customer Service line and after hours number (03) 62166800


Tasmanian Fire Service Website

Tasmanian State Emergency Service (SES) 

TasALERT is a Tasmanian emergency website providing official emergency information from across government, including Tasmania Police, Tasmania Fire Service and State Emergency Service (SES). You can also follow TasALERT on Facebook.

Extreme Heat - Department of Health and Human Services

Preparing Babies for Emergencies in Storms and Bushfire Season


Are you prepared for the heat?

Outdoor smoke and your health

Returning home after a bushfire

Preventing spread of disease in areas affected by bushfires

Keeping rainwater tanks safe in bushfire affected areas 

Looking after yourself following a traumatic event

Outdoor sports and bushfire smoke