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NSW Firefighters deployed to Canada to help battle wildfires

Minster for Emergency Services Troy Grant today thanked the 48 firefighters who will travel to British Columbia to assist their Canadian counterparts battle hundreds of devastating wildfires that have forced 40,000 people to evacuate their homes.

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New South Wales to benefit from bushfire mitigation funding

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced $638,741 in funding for projects that will enhance bushfire mitigation in NSW.

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NSW BUDGET SUPPORTS OUR FIRST RESPONDERS

The NSW Government will deliver $1.48 billion for emergency services in the 2017-18 Budget, including funding to enhance warning systems for communities affected by natural disasters and to continue to engage large firefighting aircraft.

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NSW BUDGET: MASSIVE AIR TANKERS SECURED FOR NSW BUSHFIRES

Massive fixed-wing tankers will continue to be part of the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) arsenal for fighting major bushfires, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant announced today.

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Outstanding Police and Emergency Service personnel awarded Queen's Birthday Honours

Minister for Police and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today congratulated the 24 Police and Emergency Services personnel honoured in the Queen’s Birthday list.

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2017 Rotary NSW Emergency Service Community Awards finalists announced

Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced the 24 finalists for the 2017 Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards.

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NSW RFS State Champions receive their prize

The exceptional performance of the Orana Composite Team in the 2016 NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) State Championships was celebrated yesterday with the official handover of the major prize, a new community support vehicle for the Orana District.

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NSW Firefighters Honoured on St Florian's Day

Hundreds of NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) staff and volunteers have been recognised today for their outstanding commitment and bravery including an 88-year-old gentleman who has served as a member of the NSW RFS Hills District for over 70 years.

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NEW NSW RURAL FIRE SERVICE HEADQUARTERS UNDERWAY

Work has started on the new state-of-the-art NSW Rural Fire Service Headquarters with Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant and NSW RFS Acting Commissioner Rob Rogers officially turning the first sod today.

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Young people recognised for contribution to Emergency Services

Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced the winners of the 2016 NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and NSW State Emergency Service (SES) Cadet of the Year and Young Volunteer of the Year.

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