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Emergency Contacts

Emergency Contacts​ ​

Life threatening emergencies​Telephone Triple Zero (000)
For life threatening, critical or serious situations only.
​State Emergency Service (SES) flood and storm assistance​Telephone 132 500

Non emergency Contacts​ ​

​Tasmania Fire Service​To report a fire, telephone Triple Zero (000)
For non-emergencies, contact 1800 000 699
State-wide fire bans
Fire alert map | Fire alert list
Ambulance TasmaniaNon-urgent ambulance assistance: ​1800 008 008
Administration: 1300 303 196
Early Access to Defibrillation Program1300 979 057
Tasmania Police131 444
​Crime Stoppers​1800 333 000
Health and hospital information​Contact the Department of Health and Human Services or phone Service Tasmania on 1300 135 513
Poison Information Centre131 126
​Health direct​After hours medical advice - phone 1800 022 222
​Road conditions and closures​For state-wide details visit:
Tasmania Police
Department of State Growth​
Power supply/outages​TasNetworks:
Current power outage information
Report fallen powerlines or a power outage: phone 132 004
Weather and warnings​Visit the Bureau of Meteorology site, or check their Telephone Weather Services Directory for Tasmania.
For warnings and advice, tune to your local ABC radio station. Details of your local ABC radio frequency and web page can be obtained from
Emergency animal diseaseIf you suspect a farm animal has an emergency animal disease, report it by calling 1800 675 888 any time. Visit the Biosecurity Tasmania website to find out more about animal biosecurity.
Orphaned or injured wildlife​​To report injured or orphaned wildlife, contact the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm on 6165 4305
​Emergency plant pest​If you suspect an emergency plant pest or disease, report it by calling 1800 084 881 any time. Visit the Biosecurity Tasmania website to find out more about plant biosecurity.
​Tsunami warnings​Check the latest Bureau of Meteorology tsunami warnings.
Listen to your local radio and TV announcements.
Telephone 1300 TSUNAMI (1300 878 6264)
Tasmanian local councils​Visit your local council for information regarding your specific location, or check your local telephone book for your local council's contact phone numbers.
Web site:
132 203 - report faults and damage to Telstra property
132 299 - business-only technical support
Web site:
Phone: 133 937
​SchoolsFor information on school closures, contact the school directly – phone, web page or socials are suggested.

Any Tasmanian Government schools closed because of emergencies will also be listed at Alerts for the Department for Education, Children and Young People Schools and Other Sites.
Businesses​For information on preparing your business for natural disasters, visit the Business Tasmania website.
Family and sexual violence specialist support servicesIn an emergency, where someone is in immediate danger, always call Triple Zero (000).
For more information about specialist support services available, visit
1800RESPECT – 1800 737 732
National sexual assault, domestic, family violence counselling service.
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Safe at Home Family Violence Response and Referral Line – 1800 633 937
Information and referral service that connects callers to the appropriate family violence service, including counselling. After-hours calls are directed to Tasmania Police.
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Statewide Sexual Assault Crisis Line – 1800 697 877
Statewide crisis support service for recent sexual assaults.
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Family Violence Counselling and Support Service – 1800 608 122
Statewide counselling and support service for children, young people and adults affected by family violence.
Monday to Friday, 9am - midnight
Weekends and public holidays: 4pm - midnight
Men's Referral Service – 1300 766 491
Counselling service available to men and families that provide telephone counselling, online chat, information and referrals to local services.
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
MensLine Australia – 1300 789 978
Telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns.
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
National Relay ServiceVoice relay number – 1300 555 727
TTY number – 133 677
SMS relay – 0423 677 767
Help Desk – 1800 555 660 (Available 8am – 6pm)
The National Relay Service (NRS) allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or have a speech impairment to make and receive phone calls.
Translating and Interpreting Service13 14 50
The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is an interpreting service for people who do not speak English and for agencies and businesses that need to communicate with their non-English speaking clients.