MESSAGE FROM THE PREMIER
Keeping Tasmanians safe is a high priority for my Government. We are constantly working to improve our security and ensure that emergency services are adequately equipped to respond to terrorist threats.
This website outlines some of the activities of Government and provides information for individuals and businesses in relation to security. We hope that it will be a valuable resource for all Tasmanians.
Some Tasmanians will remember the bushfires in 1967, the Mt St Canice explosion in 1974 and the
All these incidents affected Tasmania very deeply but our emergency services learned valuable lessons from their experiences. By 2001 our emergency management arrangements were the most effective in
The terrorist attacks of September 2001 in the
This website includes information on some of these security arrangements, including measures for protecting your home and business, and guidelines for the handling and reporting of suspicious post and parcels.
The site also provides links to other sites that contain information that will help us to minimise the risk to Tasmania. The site will be continually updated.