Port Sorell, Bridport Australia Day incident hot-spots

Australia Day was a busy one for Tasmania Police.

Police this morning released raw statistics from their incident reporting system.

It showed that between 3pm and 11pm yesterday there were 274 incidents logged statewide and from 11pm to 7am today, there were 156.

These figures do not include phone calls into the section or radio jobs generated by officers on the beat.

Police said Australia Day appeared to be busy in camping areas such as Boat Harbour, Port Sorell and Bridport, as well as Kingston Beach. 

From 3pm yesterday to 7am today, there were 88 incidents logged in the North, 148 in the South and 94 in the West.

On a regular Sunday - such as last week - police recorded 127 incidents from 3pm to 11am statewide.

On New Year's Eve, police logged 206 incidents from 3pm to 11pm and 231 from 11pm to 7am.

This year's figures are on par with Australia Day 2013.

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