Call 132 500 for flood and storm emergencies. For life-threatening emergencies call Triple Zero (000)

North Region Office

Location
339 Hobart Road
Youngtown, Tasmania 7249
Postal Address
PO Box 1886
Launceston, Tasmania 7250
Phone
03 6777 3777
Facsimile
03 6343 5879
Email
nrhq@ses.tas.gov.au

Northern Regional Units

Unit Training
Monday, fortnightly (check times with unit)

The Dorset Unit is supported by the Dorset Council and trains in a range of SES skills such as road crash rescue, general rescue, storm damage operations and search and rescue to support the community in their time of need.

Unit Training
Tuesday, fortnightly (check times with unit)

The Flinders Island Unit is supported by the Flinders Island Council and trains in a range of SES skills to support the community in their time of need. The unit also helps out at many community events with general support and traffic control.

 

Unit Training
Tuesday, fortnightly (check times with unit)

The George Town Unit is supported by the George Town Council and trains in a range of SES skills such as road crash rescue, general rescue, storm damage operations and search and rescue.

 

Unit Training
Tuesday, fortnightly (check times with unit)

The Incident Management Unit provides incident management support to Regional Headquarters, TFS and Tasmania Police.

The Incident Management Unit has the responsibility to operate the Regional Operations Centre at the Regional Headquarters, the mobile emergency operations centre to provide emergency radio communications, logistics support, staging area management, administration support in operational activities as required.

 

Unit Training
Thursday, fortnightly (check times with unit)

The Meander Valley Unit is supported by the Meander Valley Council and the contributions of community organisations such as Apex Deloraine and the Tasmanian Mountain Cattlemen’s Association. Meander Valley Rescue Unit maintains a range of skills including road crash rescue, general rescue, storm damage operations and search and rescue.

 

Unit Training
Fortnightly on a Wednesday evening

The Northern Midlands Unit is supported by the Northern Midlands Council and trains in a range of SES skills such as road crash rescue, general rescue, storm damage operations and search and rescue to support the community in their time of need.

Unit Training
Fortnightly on a Wednesday evening from 7:30pm

The Launceston Unit trains fortnightly on a Wednesday evening at Northern Regional Headquarters. Their role is to provide storm damage, general rescue, emergency operation centres and land search support to other SES units and other agencies. This unit is often requested to assist Tasmania Police in scene preservation and traffic control for large events.

The team also has responsibility for operations in the Launceston Area.

Unit Training
Fortnightly on a Thursday evening.

The Search and Rescue (SAR) Team undertakes remote area search and rescue training and operations. The SAR Team trains fortnightly on a Thursday evening at Northern Regional Headquarters. Training includes search techniques, communications, navigation and first aid. Search and Rescue Teams have the ability to rapidly deploy on extended searches anywhere in Tasmania and are required to perform these duties regardless of seasonal weather or terrain. As a regional resource they support Tasmania Police across the region and on occasion are utilised on a statewide basis.

Unit Training
 Every fortnight

The St Helens Unit, which is part of the Break O’Day municipality, is responsible for the coastal strip located in the area north of Bicheno, across to Pyengana and Ansons Bay.

The St Helens Unit trains in a range of SES skills such as road crash rescue, general rescue, storm damage operations and search and rescue to support the community in their time of need.

Unit Training
Every fortnight

The St Marys Unit is also part of the Break O’Day Municipality, but its response areas are around the St Marys side of the Fingal Valley.

The St Marys Unit trains in a range of SES skills such as road crash rescue, general rescue, storm damage operations and search and rescue.

Unit Training
 The unit trains fortnightly on a Monday evening.

The West Tamar Unit is supported by the West Tamar Council and trains in a range of SES skills such as road crash rescue, general rescue, storm damage operations and search and rescue.