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Welcome to the Tasmania 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. 

In addition the SES provides whole of government advice and executive support to the State Emergency Management Committee and Regional Emergency Management Planning Groups.  It also takes the lead with much of the State's emergency management planning and emergency risk management work.

This website provides information on the history of the SES, public safety, emergency management plans and much more. 

There is also information about the SES Units and how to become an SES volunteer. 

The State Emergency Service is a Division of the Department of Police and Emergency Management Link to External Site


SES Contact Numbers

SES HQ: 03 6173 2700 SOUTH: 03 6173 2707

We have moved to a VoIP system. Contact numbers for SES HQ and Southern Region have changed Contacts...


New Gazette

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SES Winter Gazette 2014
The winter edition of the SES Gazette is now available. Read more ....

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