Ambulance & Hospital
For information on what to do if a minor incident or injury occurs download the St Johns First Aid App.
To call an ambulance dial 000
Flinders Island Multi Purpose Centre (MPC) (03) 6359 2122.
To become an Ambulance volunteer on Flinder Island, contact Sharen Withers on 0407 350 264.
The Flinders Municipal Emergency Management Plan details the roles, responsibilities and arrangements for prevention, preparedness, response and recovery in the event of an emergency. The plan is maintained by the Flinders Municipal Emergency Management Committee.
Download a range of information on fire safety from the Tasmanian Fire Service, including:
- Bushfires & Other Incident Alerts
- Community Protection Plans
- Fire Danger Rating
- 2012-14 Bushfire Survival Plan
- Bushfire DVD
In a fire emergency dial 000
For non-emergency fires contact the Flinders Island Fire Brigade Captain, Allan Tuxworth, on (03) 6359 2134 or 0427 365 706.
To become a volunteer fire fighter at any of the Brigades on the Island contact Allan Tuxworth on 0427 365 706. Allan will assist you in what brigade to join and how to do it.
Visit Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) site for details on the Furneaux Region Marine Radio Station. See also visit the MAST Publications page to download the latest editions of the Safe Boating Handbook.
In a marine emergency dial 000
Police & Crimestopers
The Flinders Island Police is committed to increasing community awareness of safety and security.
Police Emergency 000
Non urgent 131 444
Lady Barron (03) 6359 3506
Whitemark (03) 6359 2000
Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000
Flinders Island has approximately 450km of sealed and unsealed roads, all suitable for 2WD vehicles. The speed limit is 80km/hr on unsealed roads and 100km/hr on sealed roads. If driving at dusk, dawn or in the evening be very careful of wombats and wallabies crossing the road.
State Emergency Services
In a flood and/or storm emergency dial 132500
To become an SES volunteer please contact Michael Withers on 0418 524 147.
Visit the Tasmanian Government Workplace Standards site for more information on workplace safety.
For Health and Safety assistance and support for those in the Tasmanian rural sector please visit the Safe Farming Tasmania Program