The Tasmania Fire Service works hard to educate the community about bushfire hazard risks, how to decide when to leave safely, and how to understand warning and evacuation systems.
However, most of this information is in written or spoken English. This means that deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing Tasmanian's who cannot rely on spoken English or whose first language is Auslan are often the last to know.
This information resource brings important information together for those people that are deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing on bushfire safety.
The Deaf Emergency Information resource brings important information together in one place, in Auslan and in written English. If you are deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing, the Deaf Emergency Information website will help you to: