In Response to: Cyclonic Winds

Location: Kentish Region TAS

Active: 21 July 22 –  21 Aug 22

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EOI’s are open for this operation for qualified chainsaw operators nationally.

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Cyclonic wind damage, NW coast of Tasmania

On June 11 2022, cyclonic winds exceeding 200km/h, impacted the Northwest Coast of Tasmania and in particular the Kentish LGA, extensively damaging bushland, farming land, residential and commercial infrastructure. SES and RFS estimate that over 100 properties have been impacted. Rural Alive and Well (RAW), have approached Disaster Relief Australia to assist in the recovery process within the impacted area. 

Get your EOI in to deploy

The priority for this short term operation is for all TAS DRT members and selected L2/3 chainsaw qualified VIC, SA, ACT & NSW DRT members.



  • Ensure safe access to impacted properties through removal of fallen trees,
    Assist RAW & Kentish LGA with removal of crowns of fallen trees on council/public land
  • Chainsaw operations training and consolidation activities for DRT Tasmania members as required
  • Minor fence line repairs, and
  • Aerial damage assessments.