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
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.
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.