We encourage you 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. 

You can also get information on preparing your business for natural disasters at the Business Tasmania website

Emergency Contacts

  • Tasmania Police 000 (for non-emergencies 131 444)
  • Ambulance Australia 000 (for non-urgent ambulance assistance 1800 008 008)
  • Tasmania 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



The following PDF fact sheets provide useful emergency management information.

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