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.

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.

Tasmania Fire Service Volunteer Fire Brigades

A list of state wide Volunteer Brigades with Facebook Pages and/or Websites.

Australasian Fire Authorities Council

AFAC is the peak body for Australasian fire, land management and emergency services, creating synergy across the industry.

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?

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.

Tasmanian Councils

An up to date list of Tasmania Council websites.

TAS Planned Fuel Reduction Activities

Interactive map displaying all planned burns being conducted for the current burning season, where information has been provided to the Tasmania Fire Service.

DPIPWE Lands, Titles and Property (including a link to The LIST)

Land Tasmania provides innovative and authoritative location-based information and services to the Tasmanian community, including: Land Titles, Government Property Valuation, Mapping, Survey and Spatial Information.

Tas State Emergency Service

The SES provides a volunteer response capability for severe storms and floods, road crash rescue, search and rescue/recovery and a range of other general rescue and community support roles.

Australian Red Cross

The organisation supports and empowers people and communities in times of vulnerability and to reduce suffering across Australia and internationally through mobilising the power of humanity.

Tasmania Police

The Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management (DPFEM) provides policing and emergency management services to the Tasmanian community.

Bushfire CRC

The Bushfire CRC conducted research into the social, environmental and economic impacts of bushfires.

DPIPWE, Animals and Bushfire Planning

It is important that everyone with animals has at least a basic plan to protect them during a bushfire. You need to do this well before any fire risk, so that everyone in your family knows what to do in an emergency.

Bureau of Meterology

The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national weather, climate and water agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh realities of their natural environment, including drought, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones.

Tas Alert

TasALERT is an emergency warning and information system in an online platform.

Firestorm

The story of the bushfire at Dunalley.

Catalyst - Special Edition - Don't Panic. Get prepared

This is an educational resource prepared with information from federal, state and local emergency agencies as well as the ABC Emergency team.

Warrandyte Community Association

Be Ready Warrandyte – Living with Bushfire Risk’ was established by the Warrandyte Community Association after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires. The aim of the campaign is to ensure that every household in the ‘Greater Warrandyte’ area has an effective bushfire plan.

Bushfire Safety

Online blog with Joan Webster OAM Author of The Complete Bushfire Safety Book and Essential Bushfire Safety Tips.

Bushfire Research | CSIRO

CRIRO bushfire research is improving the understanding of fire, and improving technologies and strategies to save lives and limit damage.

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

A Biosecurity PDF Fact Sheet developed by the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment. It is important that everyone with animals has at least a basic plan to protect them during a bushfire. You need to do this well before any fire risk, so that everyone in your family knows what to do in an emergency.

Climate Council

The Climate Council is Australia’s leading climate change communications organisation. We provide authoritative, expert advice to the Australian public on climate change and solutions based on the most up-to-date science available.

Volunteering Tasmania

Volunteering Tasmania Inc is an incorporated, community-based not-for-profit organisation with an elected Board of Governance. Our operations are expertly-run by a team of skilled and professional paid staff.

International Association of Wildland Fire

The International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF) is uniquely positioned as an independent organization whose membership includes experts in all aspects of Wildland fire management.

 

 

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