Tuesday, 4 March 2014 - 2:45pm
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).
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 - 3:20pm
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
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.
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.
Monday, 3 February 2014 - 9:15am
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 9:00am
The Tasmania Fire Service has declared today (Wednesday, 15 January) a day of TOTAL FIRE BAN for the Southern and Northern Regions of Tasmania. For fire related information, including incidents, visit www.fire.tas.gov.au
Friday, 20 December 2013 - 10:45am
The Tasmanian Government today (5 Dec) launched its official emergency information website TasALERT - designed to provide a single source of clear and consistent emergency information from across government in an easy-to-use interface.
Friday, 20 December 2013 - 10:20am
Tasmanians have been urged to give the gift of life this Christmas by driving safely. Under Operation Crossroads, police will have additional high visibility patrols on our highways and major arterial roads, targeting high-risk driving behaviours.
Monday, 16 December 2013 - 12:55pm
Members of the public are reminded to drive to the conditions, ensuring they slow down, be alert and pay attention. Wind, rain, sleet and reduced visibility require motorists to drive with extra care and be prepared in hazardous conditions.
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 - 10:04am
This weekend (13/14 Dec) Tasmania Police will take Operation Unite - a Blitz on Drunken Violence - to the streets of entertainment districts around the State, with a high visibility police presence in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie.
Friday, 6 December 2013 - 11:10am
A new smartphone app, Emergency+, will encourage people in Australia to call the right number for help in emergency & non-emergency situations; and uses smartphone GPS functions to enable people to provide location information to Triple Zero.
Thursday, 5 December 2013 - 1:30pm
In Tasmania research shows that the majority of young people do not drink. However, there are those who drink to levels that result in social and health harms. New resources aim to minimise alcohol-related harms for young people.
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 - 3:10pm
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.