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Triple Zero Kids Challenge

Monday, 14 January 2013 - 2:35pm

A computer game designed to teach primary school children the importance and appropriate use of the Triple Zero (000) emergency number is available online. The game provides a fun and challenging way for young people to learn about 000.


Police Assistance Line 131 444

Monday, 14 January 2013 - 9:05am

The Police Assistance Line (131 444) is a national number for the public to contact police for non-emergencies. For example, call 131 444 to report irresponsible driving or a noisy party. 131 444 calls are charged at a local rate (except for mobiles).


Tasmania Police Charity Trust

Monday, 14 January 2013 - 9:05am

The Tasmania Police Charity Trust was established in December 2006 with a goal of fundraising to provide assistance to members of the community in need, including nominated charities and disadvantaged individuals in Tasmania.


Arthur Highway reopening

Friday, 11 January 2013 - 8:40am

The Arthur Highway will be open for general access from 6pm Sunday 13 January.


Tasmanian Government Bushfire Recovery Information

Thursday, 10 January 2013 - 10:59am

The Tasmanian Government has compiled a comprehensive source of bushfire recovery information to provide up-to-date information to members of the community, in particular those people affected by the bushfires.


Information - Bushfire Affected People in the Peninsula Area

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 - 4:37pm

Tasmania Police wish to advise members of the community currently located in the bushfire affected Tasman Peninsula area that essential supplies and information regarding possible convoys are available at the Nubeena Civic Centre.


Total Fire Ban - Tuesday, 8 January

Monday, 7 January 2013 - 6:13pm

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 is declared a day of TOTAL FIRE BAN for the Whole State of Tasmania. No fires may be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air from Tuesday, 8 January 12:00 AM until Tuesday, 8 January 11:59 PM.


Fire Assistance Phone Numbers

Monday, 7 January 2013 - 12:17pm

The Bushfire Information Line (1800 567 567) provides current information on the bushfire situation.


Arthur Highway Closure

Friday, 4 January 2013 - 12:30pm

Tasmania Police advise the Arthur Highway has been closed in the vicinity of Forcett and Dunalley due to the anticipated impact of a bushfire. The closure will isolate the Tasman Peninsula, and will be reassessed as conditions ease.


Operation Crossroads Final Results

Friday, 4 January 2013 - 12:02pm

The Christmas Holiday Road Toll reporting period has now concluded. Operation Crossroads was conducted between 23 December 2012 and 3 January 2013. With the loss of 3 lives over this holiday period, police remind motorist to drive responsibly.


Bushfire Safety

Thursday, 3 January 2013 - 4:47pm

With the weather forecast over the next few days predicting high temperatures, dry winds and low humidity, fires burning will be extremely difficult to control. A statewide Total Fire Ban has been declared for Friday 4 January.


Safety in the Bush and on the Water

Monday, 17 December 2012 - 8:50am

Tasmania Police remind members of the community intending to head into the outdoors over the Christmas holiday break to ensure they have taken all possible precautions to enhance their safety, and be prepared for the unexpected.


The Sale or Supply of Alcohol to Youths (Police Offences Act 1935)

Monday, 10 December 2012 - 8:18am

The Sale or Supply of Alcohol to Youths legislation regulates the supply of alcohol to people under the age of 18 years, on private property, and supports a responsible approach by adults who choose to supply young people with alcohol.


Tasmanian Poppy Harvesting Season

Friday, 30 November 2012 - 2:21pm

With the poppy harvest season approaching, Tasmania Police remind members of the public that interference with poppy crops, and theft of poppy capsules can result in charges, and that Ingesting poppy capsules can be fatal.


National Security Hotline

Monday, 19 November 2012 - 9:30am

The National Security Hotline is the single point of contact for the public to report possible signs of terrorism. If you spot things that are out of the ordinary, that don’t add up, call the 24-hour National Security Hotline on 1800 1234 00.


White Ribbon Day - 25 November

Monday, 19 November 2012 - 9:25am

Tasmania Police will again support White Ribbon Day on 25 November 2012. The White Ribbon Campaign seeks to change the attitudes and behaviours that lead to and perpetuate all forms of male violence against women.


Driving in Adverse Weather Conditions

Friday, 9 November 2012 - 3:10pm

Members of the public are reminded to drive to the conditions, ensuring they slow down, be alert and pay attention at all times. Wind, rain and reduced visibility require motorists to drive with extra care and be prepared in hazardous conditions.


Road Safety Reminder - School Zones

Friday, 21 September 2012 - 1:17pm

Police remind motorists to take extra care around school zones as students return to the classroom next week, following their holiday break. Police will remain vigilant with school zone safety, in a bid to raise driver awareness around these areas.


Tasmania Police Charity Trust - assistance to Andreas Sheppard

Friday, 31 August 2012 - 9:07am

Baby Andreas Sheppard suffers from a hole in his heart and is well known in the Tasmanian community for being an absolute fighter. The Charity Trust was recently approached to fund hospital grade equipment to the value of $3,000 for Andreas’ home.


National Child Protection Week 2-8 September 2012

Thursday, 30 August 2012 - 8:59am

National Child Protection Week is an annual campaign that aims to raise awareness, engage and educate all Australians to understand they have a part to play in keeping our children and young people safe from violence, abuse and neglect.