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Victorian fruit fly fumigator at centre of Tasmanian crisis passes initial audit
Agriculture Victoria has been unable to determine how fruit flies got to Tasmania, after investigations found no mechanical failures at fumigation facilities in the state.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:06:33 +1100
New fruit-fly find sparks produce recall
A Tasmania-wide alert is issued after a nectarine certified as being "fruit fly-free" was found infested with larvae in Devonport.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:06:22 +1100
Fruit fly-infested produce from mainland sparks biosecurity alert
A Tasmania-wide alert is issued after a nectarine certified as being "fruit fly-free" was found infested with larvae in Devonport, sparking a recall of that supplier's produce from the shelves of retail outlets across the state.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:42:43 +1100

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Current Alerts List throughout Tasmania

Bridle Track Road, Kimberley
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: NW
LOCATION: Bridle Track Road, Kimberley
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: 22 hectares
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/56339
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: FORICO
UPDATED: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:48:18 +1100

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:48:18 +1100
Weymouth Farm Road, Weymouth
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: N
LOCATION: Weymouth Farm Road, Weymouth
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: Not reported
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/56323
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:48:10 +1100

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:48:10 +1100
Gladstone Road, Gladstone
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: N
LOCATION: Gladstone Road, Gladstone
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: 5 ha
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/56310
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Parks & Wildlife Service
UPDATED: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:48:02 +1100

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:48:02 +1100
Puncheon Point, Cape Barren Island
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: N
LOCATION: Puncheon Point, Cape Barren Island
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: Not reported
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/56273
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:47:55 +1100

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:47:55 +1100
Barcoo Road, Togari
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: NW
LOCATION: Barcoo Road, Togari
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: 26 hectares
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/55180
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:45:28 +1100

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:45:28 +1100
Eddy Road, SOUTHWEST
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Eddy Road, SOUTHWEST
STATUS: Going
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: Not Available
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/i/258898
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Forestry Tasmania
UPDATED: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:41:47 +1100

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:41:47 +1100

Weather Warnings for Tasmania. Issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology

24/16:06 EDT Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 05:06:13 GMT
24/13:10 EDT Cancellation of Road Weather Alert for Tasmania

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 02:10:36 GMT