Easter Road Safety 2014

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 1:04pm

Operation Crossroads, the national road safety operation over the Easter period, is underway from 00:01 Thursday 17 April – 23:59 Monday 21 April 2014. Operation Crossroads is about maximising police resources to target unsafe driving.


Crime Stoppers Week 2014

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 9:30am

Crime Stoppers Week (28 April - 4 May) aims to encourage and empower Tasmanians to join Crime Stoppers Tasmania in its mission to assist and support crime solving, by helping Tasmanians recognise they play a part in keeping their community safe.


Tasmania Police Boosting Numbers

Monday, 14 April 2014 - 8:21am

Recruitment at Tasmania Police is gearing up to boost police numbers this year. A new recruit course is now scheduled to start at the Police Academy next month, and Expressions of Interest are now open (14 April - 28 April 2014).


Police Assistance Line 131 444

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 - 11:55am

The Police Assistance Line (131 444) is a national number for people 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).


Change Your Clock, Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery

Friday, 28 March 2014 - 10:15am

The Tasmania Fire Service urges all Tasmanians to “Change Your Clock, Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery at the End of Daylight Savings” on Sunday, 6 April 2014. Only working smoke alarms save lives. For further info visit www.fire.tas.gov.au.


Online Crash Reporting

Friday, 28 March 2014 - 10:15am

Did you know that if you’ve had a minor crash and you don’t need police assistance, it can be reported to police online with the Tasmania Police Traffic Crash Reporting System (www.reportacrash.police.tas.gov.au)


Tasmanian Government phone numbers are changing

Monday, 24 March 2014 - 9:50am

The Tasmanian Government will soon move to a new telephony system. Whilst departmental phone numbers will alter, importantly the emergency contact Triple Zero and Police Assistance Line 131 444 will not change.


Firearms Amnesty 22-23 March

Monday, 24 March 2014 - 9:10am

Tasmania Police have thanked the North West community for their response to the mobile firearm amnesty at Devonport and Burnie over the weekend (22-23 March 2014). A total of 157 firearms were surrendered.


Triple Zero Kids Challenge

Friday, 21 March 2014 - 10:57am

The ‘Triple Zero Kids Challenge’ online computer game is designed to educate children of kindergarten and primary school age on how to cope in an emergency and the appropriate use of Triple Zero, Australia's emergency call service.


Traffic Crash Reporting System www.reportacrash.police.tas.gov.au

Thursday, 20 March 2014 - 10:35am

The Tasmania Police Traffic Crash Reporting System allows members of the public to electronically report details of minor crashes (to receive a crash report number for insurance purposes) where criteria are met. www.reportacrash.police.tas.gov.au


TasALERT

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 - 3:42pm

TasALERT - the Tasmanian Government official emergency information website is designed to provide a single source of clear and consistent emergency and resilience information from across government in an easy-to-use interface.


Motor Vehicle and Personal Valuables Security

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 - 1:09pm

Tasmania Police wish to remind members of the community to ensure the security of their vehicles and personal valuables. Leaving your vehicle unsecured, or leaving valuable items clearly visible, increases the risk of burglary.


Tasmanian Poppy Harvesting Season

Monday, 17 February 2014 - 3:55pm

With the poppy harvesting season upon us, Tasmania Police reminds 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.


Return To School

Monday, 3 February 2014 - 9:11am

Police are reminding all travellers, commuters and road users that travel times will increase this week with the influx of traffic using the States roadways. There will be heightened enforcement activity around highways and school zones.


Targa Wrest Point - Traffic Disruption - Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 February

Friday, 31 January 2014 - 3:40pm

On Saturday 1 February and Sunday 2 February 2014, Targa Wrest Point will be conducted in the Huon and Channel areas over 14 stages. In order to facilitate this event and to provide a safe environment, several roads will be closed.


Total Fire Ban - Saturday 1 February (Southern Region)

Friday, 31 January 2014 - 3:36pm

The Tasmania Fire Service has declared Saturday, 1 February 2014 a day of TOTAL FIRE BAN for the Southern Region of Tasmania. For fire related information, including incidents and restrictions, visit www.fire.tas.gov.au


Tasmania Police Facebook Page

Friday, 31 January 2014 - 3:05pm

You can now connect with Tasmania Police on Facebook. The Tasmania Police Facebook page complements the existing communication strategies of Police and presents an opportunity to provide policing news directly to the community.


Tasmania Police Charity Trust

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 - 9:55am

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 charities and disadvantaged individuals in Tasmania.


Total Fire Ban - Tuesday, 28 January (Whole State)

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 - 10:05am

The Tasmania Fire Service has declared today (Tuesday, 28 January 2014) a day of TOTAL FIRE BAN for the Whole State of Tasmania. For fire related information, including incidents and restrictions, visit www.fire.tas.gov.au


Total Fire Ban - Friday, 17 January (Whole State)

Thursday, 16 January 2014 - 4:15pm

The Tasmania Fire Service has declared Friday, 17 January 2014 a day of TOTAL FIRE BAN for the Whole State of Tasmania. For fire related information, including incidents and restrictions, visit www.fire.tas.gov.au