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Recovery information

The look of our website has changed but you are still on the official Tasmanian Government bushfires website.

Up-to-date information about the current bushfires:

Support and information hotline 1800 567 567

Follow up on twitter @TasBushFires

Tasmanian Government Media Releases -

Extra contact listings can be found on the Contact us page.

Returning to your property - Top 20 things you need to know


Key information


Access to affected areas

Information about road closures, convoys and access. 

Donations and volunteering

Information about making donations, volunteering and tax deductions.

Health services

Information about counselling services, medial help and how bushfire smoke is affecting the air we breathe.

Farming and animals

Information about support for injured animals, helping wildlife and help for farmers.

Returning safely

Information that you need before you return home including safe use of generators, asbestos risks, rainwater tanks and salvaging your belongings.

Restoring essential services

Information regarding power, phone, internet, utilities, schooling, garbage collection, postal services and more.

Finding people and Recovery Centres

Information about community refuges, recovery centres and finding family members.

Financial assistance

Information regarding intitial assistance grants, housing assistance, Aurora Energy Assistance and more.

Insurance and legal advice

For legal and insurance advice.

Accommodation and housing

Information regarding emergency housing, rental properties and accommodation.

Tourism and business

Information about national park closures, tourist information, abandoned hire cars and business.

Document recovery

Driver's licence, vehicle registration and other documentation.

Public Information Sessions

Information about public information sessions will be posted here.

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