To know about an emergency that is happening, go to the TasALERT website http://alert.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx To see videos in Auslan to know what to do before, during and after an emergency go to  http://alert.tas.gov.au/GetReady/Pages/Index.aspx

To contact police, fire, ambulance emergency services through the NRS

If you have an emergency and need to contact fire, police or ambulance, here are some ways:
  1. Internet Relay, Captioned Relay - https://relayservice.gov.au/making-a-call/internet-relay/
  2. SMS Relay - 0423 677 767 ask for Triple Zero (000) and your call will be given priority over non-emergency calls.
  3. TTY – dial 106 and your call will be given priority; the relay officer will contact your required emergency service and relay your call.
  4. Video Relay - login to Skype and contact one of the NRS contact names. Note there is no queue priority for Video Relay calls to emergency services.
Visit the NRS websiteOpens in a new window for detailed information on making emergency calls through the NRS. You can also contact the NRS helpdesk at helpdesk@relayservice.com.au or 1800 555 660 to help you get started in using the NRS.