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Bushfire Ready Neighbourhoods

Helping Tasmanian communities to work together to prepare for bushfires. Some of the community bushfire activities include: information sessions, community forums, workshops, field days, bushfire rehearsals, women’s programs, bushfire ready neighbourhood groups and property assessments.
www.bushfirereadyneighbourhoods.tas.gov.au (link is external)

 

Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC
Brings together all of Australia and New Zealand's fire and emergency service authorities with the leading experts across a range of scientific fields to explore the causes, consequences and mitigation of natural disasters.
www.bnhcrc.com.au (link is external)

 

Tasmania Fire Service Volunteer Fire Brigades
A list of state wide Volunteer Brigades with Facebook Pages and/or Websites.
www.fire.tas.gov.au/Show?pageId=colLinkVols (link is external)

 

Australasian Fire Authorities Council
AFAC is the peak body for Australasian fire, land management and emergency services, creating synergy across the industry.
www.afac.com.au (link is external)

 

Become an Emergency Volunteer

We are on the look out for people like you to join, learn, be ready.
Are you ready to become one of us?
http://www.emergencyvolunteers.tas.gov.au/ (link is external)

 

TasFire Equipment (TFE) 
TFE specialises in the sale, maintenance and repair of portable fire protection equipment. TFE operates on a state-wide basis with offices located in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport.

 

State Fire Management Council
An independent body that has the responsibility of providing advice to the Minister and the State Fire Commission with the aim of enhancing the efficient and effective management of bushfire related risk in Tasmania in order to protect life, property and significant community values.
www.sfmc.tas.gov.au (link is external)

 

Tasmanian Councils
www.lgat.tas.gov.au/page.aspx?u=225 (link is external)

TAS Planned Fuel Reduction Activities
www.fire.tas.gov.au/Show?pageId=tfsFuelReductionProgramme (link is external)

DPIPWE Lands, Titles and Property (including a link to The LIST)
http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/land-property-titles (link is external)

Tassie Fires We Can Help
www.tassiefireswecanhelp.com (link is external)

Tas State Emergency Service
www.ses.tas.gov.au (link is external)

Australian Red Cross
www.redcross.org.au/emergency-services.aspx (link is external)

Tasmania Police
www.police.tas.gov.au (link is external)

Tasmanian Bushfire Recovery
www.bushfirerecovery.tas.gov.au (link is external)

Bushfire CRC
www.bushfirecrc.com (link is external)

Emergency Management Australia
www.em.gov.au (link is external)

DPIPWE, Animals and Bushfire Planning

http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/biosecurity/animal-biosecurity/animal-welfare/animals-and-bushfire/animals-and-bushfire-planning (link is external)

Bureau of Meterology
www.bom.gov.au (link is external)

Tas Alert
http://alert.tas.gov.au (link is external)

Firestorm: The story of the bushfire at Dunalley
www.theguardian.com/world/interactive /2013/may/26/firestorm-bushfire-dunalley holmes-family (link is external)

Catalyst - Special Edition - Don't Panic. Get prepared
www.abc.net.au/catalyst/dontpanicfire (link is external)

Warrandyte Community Association
warrandyte.org.au/fire/ (link is external)

Bushfire Safety
http://bushfiresafety.blogspot.com.au (link is external)

Bushfire Research | CSIRO
http://www.csiro.au/en/Research/LWF/Areas/Landscape-management/Bushfire (link is external)

Bushfire Plan - Department of Primary Industries,
Parks Water and Environment

http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/Documents/bushfireplan.pdf (link is external)

Climate Council
www.climatecouncil.org.au (link is external)

Volunteering Tasmania
http://www.volunteeringtas.org.au (link is external)

International Association of Wildland Fire
http://www.iawfonline.org/  (link is external)

 

 

 

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GPO Box 1526
HOBART TAS 7001

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