Ministerial media releases
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
Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher, has today declared a Natural Disaster for areas hit hardest by extreme weather on the State's Mid North Coast and Hunter regions.
Published Date: 15 Jun 2011Read More
Police and Emergency Service Minister Michael Gallacher has congratulated ten NSW Emergency Services personnel who have received awards today as part of the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Published Date: 13 Jun 2011Read More
The Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher, today revealed new household fire statistics that show more than 40 per cent of all fire fatalities occur in winter.The Minister launched the annual Winter Fire Safety campaign on the first day of winter to warn the public of the fire dangers that exist in the family home.
Published Date: 01 Jun 2011Read More