Bushfire Support

the government and the department’s aim is to support families and for children to commence school as soon as possible.

students are our highest priority and in making decisions we are considering their wellbeing and safety as well as their learning needs.

Note: Resources on this webpage are a combination of DoE Tasmania resources and useful links to external resources.

Site Closures and Alternative Arrangments: 

please see this for site closures and alternative arrangements.

Returning to School:

Traffic Management and Parking

the parking arrangements for parents drop off and pick up of your children at huonville high school and primary school have changed due to the relocation of other doe school sites.

please see this for details for parking and drop off arrangements.

 

Bus Arrangements

 

Glen Huon Primary School Information

some information for parents and families has been collated to assist with getting to school on the first day at the temporary location, huonville primary school.

Geeveston Primary School Information

some information for parents and families has been collated to assist with getting to school on the first day at the temporary location, huonville primary school.

Franklin Primary School Information

some information for parents and families has been collated to assist with getting to school on the first day at the temporary location, huonville high school (year 11 & 12 campus).

General Resources: 

乐猫彩票this informational package provides guidance to support principles and managers of educational settings on bushfire smoke

乐猫彩票this has a general taskforce bushfire 2019 update

Resources for Parents:

this webpage provides parents and caregivers about how to support their children following these events: .

Other resources that may be useful for parents include:

  • Kidsmatter webpage:
  • Victoria Health:

DoE Support Parent Fact Sheets:

For Educators:

  • the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience and the Emerging Minds: National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health  guidelines

For early learning and childcare:

乐猫彩票a reminder for all early learning and child care services, there is assistance available to families and providers in various types of potential emergencies and natural disasters, like bushfires or floods.