Information on Tasmanian Floods

Links to information on the floods of June, 2016

Official Emergency Information

TASALERT is Tasmania’s official emergency information source, the website is http://alert.tas.gov.au/Pages/ActiveHome.aspx and includes critical alerts and live updates from:

  • Tasmania Fire Service
  • Tasmania Police
  • SES Tasmania
  • DHHS Tasmania

Tasmanian and Australian Government Disaster Assistance

For communities affected by the flood situation in Tasmania, the financial assistance is being provided through the jointly-funded Commonwealth - State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA).  For more information and to apply for assistance, please call 1800 567 567.  The website is http://alert.tas.gov.au/resources/Pages/FloodRecovery.aspx

Farm Assistance Hotline

For Tasmanian farmers impacted by the floods and for those registering to help with recovery efforts.  The contact number is (03) 6777 2233 and the email address is AGT.admin@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Rural Relief Fund

Crisis relief grants of up to $2,500 for eligible farmers experiencing hardship via Rural Business Tasmania.  Contact number is (03) 6334 3295 and the email is rrfadmin@ruralbusinesstasmania.org.au and the website is http://www.ruralbusinesstasmania.org.au/Relief-Fund