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Declaration of Fire Permit Period - Southern and Northern Regions

21 December 2016
Tasmania Fire Service has declared a Fire Permit Period from midnight tonight (Wednesday 21 December 2016) for all Southern and Northern Region municipalities. Southern Northern Brighton Break O'Day Central Highlands...

BRN team win the IPAA Tasmania Best Practice Awards

20 December 2016
Bushfire Ready Neighbourhoods Team was judged against 15 public service nominations and in December were announced as the winner of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) for Best Practice...

Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods Newsletter- Edition 7

31 October 2016
Welcome to edition number 7 (attachement below) of the Tasmania Fire Service Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods newsletter. As we lead into summer the theme for this edition is bushfire-readiness. • Seasonal bushfire...

Story booth shares tales from Black Tuesday

30 September 2016
On February 7, 1967 Margaret Keogh was working as a school teacher near Hobart when a raging bushfire front threatened her students, home and family. More than fifty years after...

Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2016

31 August 2016
The Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2016 shows a mixed picture for fire potential, with the exceptionally warm and wet conditions through winter likely to continue into spring. Every month...

TFS Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods Newsletter- Edition 6

19 July 2016
Please find attached edition number 4 of the TFS Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods newsletter. The theme for this edition is stories from Round 1 of Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods. In this edition: The theme...

Bettering our bushfire response

14 April 2016
BY JELENA POTPARA- Circular Head Chronicle Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) wants to learn from community members’ experiences during the recent bushfire season. Through two feedback sessions held in the region,...

TFS Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods Newsletter- Edition 5

13 April 2016
Please find attached edition number 5 of the TFS Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods newsletter. The theme for this edition is community liaison as part of our bushfire management, linking prevention, preparedness and...

Bushfire Ready Neighbourhoods - Events Update

04 February 2016
Update on Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods Events - 4 February 2016 Have you been checking the BRN section of the TFS website to find out what events are on in your area...