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Powerline inspections

Tasmania has a large network of powerlines and we use helicopters to inspect them. They can be slow and sometimes hover at low levels. It can be noisy, but it's also really important.



Helicopter inspections

Date: Inspection areas:
8-18 November 2020 Lindisfarne, Dulcot, Penna, Sorell, Huonville, Electrona, Margate, Risdon Vale, Gagebrook, Bridgewater, Lenah Valley, Cascades, Ridgeway, Leslie Vale, Longley, Grove, Huntingfield, Geeveston, Port Huon, Franklin, Clarendon Vale, Mornington, Flagstaff Gully, New Norfolk, Magra, Gretna, Hamilton, Ouse, Tarraleah, Palmerston, Shannon, Arthurs Lake.
2 - 9 November 2020 Lower Barrington, Kindred, Abbotsham, Gawler, Havenview, Brooklyn, Acton, Emu Heights, Gawler, Brooklyn, Downlands, West Pine, Abbotsham, Barrington, Nowhere Else, West Kentish, Promised Land, Cethana, Middlesex, Waratah, Savage River, Guilford, Hampshire, Tewkesbury, West Ridgley, Ridgley, Nook, Roland, Gowrie Park, Liena, Acton, East Cam, Mount Hicks, Sisters Creek, Cowrie Point, Forest, Smithton, Port Latta.
8 - 10 November 2020 Queenstown, Rosebery.
11 - 19 November 2020 Glenorchy, Glenlusk, Molesworth, New Norfolk, Ridgeway, Lenah Valley, Molesworth, Derwent Bridge, Waddamana,Tarraleah, Gretna, Hamilton, Ouse, Liapootah, Wayatina, Bothwell, Broadmarsh, Bridgewater.
9-17 December 2020  Connorville, Conara, Avoca, Fingal, St Marys.
* Please note this work is subject to change under certain circumstances such as severe weather conditions.  For more detailed information about the helicopter flight paths, please contact us on 1300 137 008.

By inspecting powerlines we can ensure they’re maintained appropriately; reducing the risk of unplanned power outages and bushfires. We're working to complete the inspections as quickly as possible, to avoid disruption to residential areas and minimise disturbances to livestock. Thanks for your patience while we undertake this important work.