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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.

New equipment to help Tasmanian Wilderness Paramedics perform dangerous rescues

June 6, 2016

Tasmanian Wilderness Paramedics will be better equipped to assist injured bushwalkers thanks to new wilderness medical packs donated by Westpac Rescue Helicopter Tasmania.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Tasmania's flying visit to Montagu Bay Primary School.

June 6, 2016

On Monday, 4th April, 2016 the students, teachers and parents of Montagu Bay Primary School welcomed the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and its crew with a spectacular fly over, landing on its oval.

Glen Dhu Primary School says Thanks

May 2, 2016

On Monday 4th April 2016, the very excited students at Glen Dhu Primary School in South Launceston surrounded their school oval to await a visit from Westpac Rescue Helicopter Tasmania.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter will be making a "flying" visit to Agfest this year

April 27, 2016

Ever wanted to know what it takes to be a rescue helicopter pilot? Come and meet the crew and take the opportunity to explore Tassie’s very own rescue helicopter.

Planning to go bushwalking this Easter?

March 10, 2016

You should always carry an EPIRB.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew are Tassie’s flying angels

December 8, 2015

In February this year, a woman suffered unimaginable injuries in a horrific car crash. So severe were these injuries that, if not for the quick actions and expertise of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter crew, she would have died and never watched her five children grow up.

A new brand, a new name and busy summer ahead as The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Tasmania readies for take-off

November 13, 2015

After months of planning and effort, Tasmania’s weapon in the state’s ongoing effort to ensure the safety of the thousands of people exploring its wilderness, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter officially relaunched with the exciting announcement of ongoing sponsorship support from Westpac.

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