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Going fishin'?  Safety tips to keep you safe on the high seas

April 27, 2016

With some of the richest waters in the world, Tasmania is a fisherman’s paradise. But before you head out onto the water, make sure you’re prepared for any emergency with these safety tips from Westpac Rescue Tasmania.

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.

On behalf of everyone here at Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service Tasmania, welcome!

November 11, 2015

We are proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. The new site will be home to a range of great features, as well as important information about our services, and about how to stay safe in Tasmania.

Josephine O'Brien, rescued from the Overland Track

November 9, 2015

I have nothing but praise and admiration for the professionalism, persistence, care and dedication of the teams. A professional group of individuals who, without hesitation, respond to calls for assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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