Ambulance Tasmania


During National Volunteers Week (14 to 20 May) and all year round, we say “thanks to our volunteer ambulance officers









Ambulance Tasmania provides emergency ambulance care and a non-emergency patient transport service through a network of 53 urban, rural and remote ambulance stations across the state, as well as medical retrieval services using fixed and rotary wing aircraft, and a non-emergency patient transport service to/from Tasmanian hospitals and other government health care facilities.

In the event of a medical emergency, call 000 and ask for "ambulance". For non-emergency assistance, call 1800 008 008.

Save 000 for saving lives
only call an ambulance if it's a medical emergency

For more information, see Ambulance Tasmania's website

Cost Information

The Tasmanian government waives fees for Tasmanian residents who require ambulance transports within Tasmania and its islands when third party payment is not available. The only chargeable cases are those related to motor vehicle or workplace accidents where insurance arrangements cover costs. In addition the Department of Veterans Affairs meet the cost of ambulance transport for veterans. Fees may apply to Tasmanian residents requiring ambulance transport elsewhere in Australia and overseas. Further details on Fees & Accounts are provided on the Ambulance Tasmania website.