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The Tasmanian Emergency Management Plan (TEMP) is the peak emergency management planning document in Tasmania and is maintained by the State Emergency Service. The TEMP describes the current governance and coordination arrangements, and roles and responsibilities for emergency management in Tasmania. It sets the framework for all-hazard emergency arrangements in Tasmania based on the requirements of State legislation, existing arrangements and accepted practices that support emergency management.The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) maintains ) and Tasmanian Health Service (THS) maintain a range of plans that confirm health emergency management arrangements. Key plans include:


DHHS and THS emergency management arrangements.  The current DHHS and THS emergency management planning framework can be viewed here: DHHS and THS Emergency Management Planning Framework

Primary plans include:

These plans are directly supported by the arrangments described in these sub-plans:

In addition, the DHHS and THS maintain a number of supporting or associated plans including but not limited to:


Personal Harship and Distress Assistance Policy: