Ministerial media releases
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher said large scale evacuations would be carried out by air tonight and tomorrow at the town of Urana, south west of Wagga Wagga.
Published Date: 05 Mar 2012Read More
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher has congratulated 21 NSW Police and Emergency Service Personnel who have received awards today as part of the Australia Day Honours.
Published Date: 26 Jan 2012Read More
The NSW Government has today announced an additional seven councils have had Natural Disaster Declarations following recent heavy rain and significant flooding in Northern NSW.
Published Date: 01 Dec 2011Read More
Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher, has declared a number of councils Natural Disaster areas following heavy rain across Northern NSW.
Published Date: 29 Nov 2011Read More
Volunteers from emergency services and related support organisations around NSW will receive grants worth a total of $873,000 under a funding scheme to support the hardworking members of Australia?s emergency services.
Published Date: 10 Nov 2011Read More
Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher today announced the New South Wales winners of the 2011 Australian Safer Communities Awards.
Published Date: 14 Oct 2011Read More
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher is urging people to ensure they are prepared for the challenges of this year's bush fire season as the NSW Rural Fire Service launches the official Bushfire Danger Period.
Published Date: 30 Sep 2011Read More
Eleven students from Cowra High School have been presented with graduation certificates today after successfully completing the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Secondary Schools Cadet Program.
Published Date: 07 Sep 2011Read More
Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher, has announced volunteer firefighter Kendall Thompson as this year's recipient of the Benjamin Franklin Fire Service Award for Valour.
Published Date: 27 Aug 2011Read More
Police and Emergency Services Minister, Michael Gallacher has met with the Botswana High Commissioner, His Excellency Molosiwa Selepeng, to discuss the ongoing Australia/Botswana Fire Management Assistance Program.
Published Date: 23 Jul 2011Read More