Tasmanian Air Rescue Trust
The Government of Tasmania provides a world-class rescue helicopter service to those who live, work and visit Tasmania.
The Tasmanian Air Rescue Trust supports this service, by fundraising, donation, sponsorship and assigning naming rights.
AGFEST- another successful event for rural youth and we had 21 winners of the competition at our stall of a radio controlled model helicopter with over 2500 entries!
Newsletter available for download now, go to media releases/newsletter!
We brought you the story of Josie O'Brien a Westpac staffer who was rescued from Cradle Mt last year and her determination to raise further funds and data based applications for the Trust.
Westpac matched the $15000 donation Josie and her team raised in just over six months and development is well underway for some serious type computer based applications to create greater efficiencies in rescues!
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Search & Rescue Exercise August 2012
The annual exercise to test the liaison, capabilities and communication between rescue groups.
Read More - debrief on success and see video clip (2 minutes) >
Westpac Staffer rescued
It was while she was being stretchered down the Overland Track on Cradle Mountain that Josie O'Brien a senior staffer of Westpac in Sydney, that thoughts of gratitude began to flow..
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Three rescues in one day!! 22/2/13 - see media releases for more.
Statistics | Trust support 1 December to 28 February 2013
|Medical Evacuations 24|
|Motor cycle/vehicle 1|
|Search and Rescue 26|
Total Missions: 51