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Schools & Colleges

For the first part of Term 2, students will be expected to continue learning at home. Schools will remain open for those students who are unable to be supervised or whose learning is unable to be supported at home.

Students will transition back to school-based learning through a phased approach:

From Monday May 25 2020:

  • Kindergarten to Year 6 students will return to learning at school
  • All Year 11 and 12 students return to learning at school (including Extension Schools).
  • Students in Year 7 to 10 will continue to learn at home.

From Tuesday June 9 2020:

  • Year 7 to 10 students (all remaining students) will return to learning at school

For more information please see our Fact Sheet and Return to Learning at School FAQs.


Libraries will begin a phased approach to reopen sites from Monday 18 May. Online and phone services are still available.

For more information visit the Libraries Tasmania website or call (03) 6165 5600

Child & Family Centres

All Child and Family Centres are open but are only providing limited services by appointment for Child Health and Parenting Services (CHaPS), Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), Child Safety Services (CSS) or other services identified by community needs in each area. Staff are onsite and contactable via phone or social media.

For more information visit the Child & Family Centres website.

Education and Care services

Education and Care services will continue to provide childcare, but may choose to prioritise enrolments for children of essential workers, vulnerable and disadvantaged children and previously enrolled children.

To find a service see Child Care Finder or Starting Blocks.

Services can find information on the Education & Care Unit website or by phone 1800 816 057 or email

Stay up to date with all Department of Education information via our Coronavirus page.


Please visit Tasmania Police – Community Alerts for updates on road closures.

Please visit Tasmania Fire – Alerts for updates on Current Bush Fires.

Please visit DHHS – Alerts for current Public Health Alerts

Please visit TasALERT