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Meet our unsung heroes

July 25, 2019

Rescue efforts deserve high praise

July 17, 2019

An overdue bushwalker who hunkered down in his tent with limited supplies for up to 10 days has been found alive near Lake St Clair.

Thank you

April 16, 2019

We would like to say thank you to Robyn, Don and everyone at the Launceston Masonic Group who donated $6,627.00! We are so appreciative of your fundraising efforts, what a fantastic effort!

Congratulations Sergeant Stacey!

April 16, 2019

Congratulations to Sergeant Rod Stacey Tasmania Police Helicopter Operations Sergeant who was recently awarded the Australian Police Medal.

Award Winning Westpac Rescue Helicopter App

June 26, 2017

We are very excited to announce that the wonderful Westpac Rescue Helicopter Schools Program Kids App has been awarded as the Silver Winner of the 2017 Tech Design Awards in the Education Technology category. It won the EdTech category in these awards which is focused on how technology enables and enhances the way we learn and process knowledge. Solutions that enhance the learning experience and increase the user experience were recognized in this category

Purchase Your Entertainent Book Now

May 22, 2017

Your 2016 | 2017 Entertainment Membership is expiring on 1 June 2017. Please continue to support Westpac Rescue Helicopter Tasmania by buying the NEW 2017 | 2018 Entertainment Membership from us today. You'll receive hundreds of valuable offers for everything you love to do, and help our fundraising at the same time!

Tasmania's Westpac Rescue Helicopter flies into opening of North West Helipad

May 22, 2017

The first hospital based landing site to support night vision technology was opened by the Health Minister Michael Ferguson on Saturday 1st April 2017. For critical care patients on the North West Coast this is a significant improvement.

Injured Climber Rescued from Federations Peak

February 27, 2017

Stranded with a badly broken leg on steep, rocky terrain in the middle of a dangerous mountain descent in deteriorating weather, Ed Bastick was in a potentially life-threatening situation.

Snake Bite at Arthurs Plains

June 6, 2016

The Western Arthurs offer some of the most spectacular - and challenging - bushwalking in Australia. Nestled in the South West Tasmanian wilderness, the Western Arthurs may only stretch for 15km, but they certainly pack a punch.

Top safety tips for your next Tasmanian bushwalk

June 6, 2016

Tasmania boasts some of the world’s most breathtaking bushwalking trails, but it’s important to be prepared before you head into the wilderness. Follow our safety steps to help you plan the perfect hike.

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