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Media contacts and spokespeople

The NSW RFS State Duty Media Officer is your first point of contact for information on statewide incidents, events or issues.

To contact the NSW RFS State Duty Media Officer, please call (02) 9898 1855 during business hours or for major incidents outside of business hours.

During periods of increased activity or after hours, this number is diverted to a pager service. Please leave a message including your name, organisation, contact details and the nature of your enquiry (such as the incident you are enquiring about). We will then return your call.

During business hours or for non-urgent enquiries, media can also email media@rfs.nsw.gov.au.

Media requiring assistance on local issues or incidents can contact their local NSW RFS District Office.

The NSW RFS has a variety of spokespeople and other experts available to discuss incidents, issues and events.

Key spokespeople

Shane Fitzsimmons Commissioner
Rob Rogers Deputy Commissioner, Executive Director Operations
Anthony Clark Director, Corporate Communications
Ben Shepherd Inspector, Acting Media Manager

Local spokespeople

We also have a variety of spokespeople available to discuss local incidents and issues in your area. Contact your local NSW RFS Fire Control Centre or the State Duty Media Officer for advice.