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​Walkthrough - TasALERT in active mode


The Active home page provides the public with important information during an active incident(s).

The following information provides an overview of the functionality available on this page.



The map provides real time data feeds from emergency services (such as the Tasmania Fire Service) displayed on the State Government’s geospatial system.

Clicking an icon on the map will display information within the map.
Click ‘View full page’ map to be taken to a larger view of the map and its information.

Map on Active Homepage

​Critical Alerts

The critical alerts area displays the most important FIVE messages published by the Government’s Public Information Unit (PIU) across all active incidents.

Click an alert title to open it and see the full message.

Critical Alerts Screenshot

Social Media Links

These buttons will take you to the official TasALERT Facebook page and Twitter page.

Make sure you Like TasALERT on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter to stay up to date with official government emergency communications.

Facebook Button 

Twitter Button 

​Active Incident Tiles

Any active emergency incidents are displayed on the Homepage.
The boxes are colour coded to the current alert level of the incident:

Yellow = Watch and Act
Red = Emergency
Grey = Recovery

The current alert level is also displayed as text under the incident name.

Clicking the incident name will take you to the incident page.

Watch and Act Incident Tile 

Emergency Incident Tile 

Emergency Incident Recovery 

​Social Media Feeds

The social media feeds area displays the real time Facebook and Twitter feeds for emergency services agencies.

Alternative feeds can be added dependent on the particular emergency.

Social Media Feeds