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Search and Rescue Unit

132500 - For storm & flood response

Contact Details:

Regional Headquarters
88 Wilson St
Burnie TAS 7320

Unit Manager: Graeme Brown

Unit Training:

Day: Tuesday
Frequency:  Every third week
Time:  19:30 (7.30 pm)



Operational Duties: 

  • Storm response

Further Information:

The Search and Rescue (SAR) Unit undertakes remote area search and rescue operations within the North West Region in support of the the Tasmanian Police.

The team trains in required skills and kowledge on the third Tuesday of each month at North West Regional Headquarters, Burnie or at the Mersey SES Unit Headqarters in Devonport. Training includes search and rescie techniques, communications, navigation and first aid.

SES Search and Rescue Units have the capacity to rapidly deploy on extended search and rescue oprations, regardless of seasonal weather or terrain anywhere in Tasmania.

Related Links:

NW SES Units