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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Office of Security and Emergency Management

Contact Details

By phone
Contact the Office of Security and Emergency Management on 03 6232 7979 or Service Tasmania on 1300 135 513.

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Office of Security and Emergency Management

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The Office of Security and Emergency Management (OSEM) works in partnership with emergency services and other agencies  within the broader context of DPAC’s strategic priorities to:

  • manage the collaborative development of whole-of-government policy and advice regarding counter-terrorism, security and emergency management;
  • lead and support whole-of-government initiatives to improve Tasmania’s capability and capacity to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies;
  • contribute to national policy development through active participation in relevant intergovernmental forums;
  • liaise with stakeholders in the community, industry, local government and other jurisdictions in relation to emergency management policy and arrangements;
  • support emergency services during and after emergencies and fulfil roles within the State Control Centre;
  • coordinate whole-of-government arrangements for recovery from emergencies, including supporting fulfilment of the State Recovery Advisor’s legislated responsibilities; and
  • manage whole-of-government processes to support the Tasmanian Relief and Recovery Arrangements (TRRA), the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) and ensure an appropriate Australian Government contribution to disaster-related costs.

Office of Security and Emergency Management
Phone: 03 6232 7979