The following is a list of different hazards that can cause an emergency and practical information to prepare you should any of these occur.
Biosecurity is the protection of people, animals and the environment from infectious disease, pests and other biological threats. Get to know your Biosecurity Duty.
Flooding can happen at any time of year. In a flash flood, water will rise very quickly over a short period of time and Riverine flooding is when rivers burst their banks and cover the low-lying land. Ensure you and your family are prepared for a flood.
Tsunamis can impact the Tasmanian coastline and cause flooding, ensure you know what to do before a tsunami happens.
Earthquakes are possible in Tasmania, whether large or small earthquakes can cause significant damage, ensure you know what to do if an earthquake strikes.
Everyone is potentially at risk of heat illness in extremely hot weather, ensure you know what to do when the heat hits.
Storms can happen anywhere at any time of year. Storms may include severe winds, heavy rain, large hailstones and lightening. Ensure you know what to do before a storm hits.
Bushfire Why risk it? Bushfires can start and spread very quickly, ensure you know what to do to be bushfire ready.
Whether you’re an individual, family, part of an organisation or private business, it’s important to always be aware of online threats and how to respond.
A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease, ensure you know what to do in a pandemic.
There are a number of actions you can take to minimise the impacts on you and your family caused by Electricity, Gas or Petrol supply disruptions.
Landslides may be exceptionally slow—moving only centimetres a year—or sudden and fast moving. Ensure you know what to do to reduce the effects of a landslide.
Tasmania police are well prepared to respond to any threats. Take a moment to learn more about counter-terrorism and how to report suspicious behaviour.