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Tasmania SES deploying resources to assist with NSW flood emergency

Four specialist DPFEM incident management staff will be deployed to NSW this evening, to assist with the unfolding flood emergency.  Following a formal request for inter-jurisdictional support to NSW SES,…

Tasmania SES deploying specialist flood analyst to NSW in support of flood emergency

An experienced Flood Engineer from Tasmania’s State Emergency Service will be deployed to NSW today, to assist with the unfolding flood emergency.“Following a formal request for assistance received from the…

Tasmania SES and Fire Service thank volunteers as part of National Volunteer Week

Tasmania State Emergency Service and Tasmania Fire Service are collectively thanking all their volunteers this week – as part of National Volunteer Week.    “This week is National Volunteer Week, and…

SES response update – storm damage

Tasmania State Emergency Service has responded to close to 140 requests for storm damage assistance since yesterday. Approximately 50 volunteers have clocked about 400 work hours in their efforts to…

Severe weather affecting southeastern Tasmania

Severe weather is continuing to affect southeast and eastern Tasmania, with intense rainfall, damaging winds and thunderstorms being experienced. A severe weather warning remains in place for heavy rainfall and…

Tasmanians urged to be prepared for severe weather

The State Emergency Service is standing up both a Regional and State Operations Centre in Southern Tasmania from midnight tonight, ahead of forecast severe weather. A severe weather warning remains…

SES warning Tasmanians to take note of forecast dangerous weather

Tasmanians are being urged to pay attention to dangerous weather warnings and forecasts, with intense rainfall expected across parts of the south and east of the state from Thursday night…

Recruitment begins for new Sorell Emergency Services Hub

An exciting opportunity is coming up for people who live or work in/around Sorell to volunteer for the Tasmania Fire Service or State Emergency Service, at the brand-new Sorell Emergency…

Tasmania SES to assist NSW Flood Intelligence and deploy four staff to Wollongong ICC

Four members of Tasmania SES will today be deployed to assist with the NSW flood response.  Following a formal request for specialists to support the SES Incident Control Centre (ICC)…

SES seeking details of Tonga tsunami experience

Did you see unusual water behaviour, damage, or erosion around the Tasmanian coast following the Tonga tsunami on 15 January 2022? The State Emergency Service has engaged Mineral Resources Tasmania…