Ministerial media releases
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.
Published Date: 04 May 2017Read More
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.
Published Date: 28 Apr 2017Read More
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.
Published Date: 05 Apr 2017Read More
A contingent of NSW emergency services personnel will be deployed into Queensland to assist in the recovery operations following Tropical Cyclone Debbie, Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant announced today.
Published Date: 29 Mar 2017Read More
Local firefighters are celebrating the announcement of new equipment that will help increase community protection around Leeton, the MIA and surrounding communities.
Published Date: 21 Mar 2017Read More
Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott and NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons warned the third wettest winter on record had increased the risk of fast-moving and dangerous grass fires.
Published Date: 04 Jan 2017Read More
The NSW Government has secured the future of the NSW Rural Fire Service by signing a long-term lease for its new headquarters at Sydney Olympic Park.
Published Date: 21 Dec 2016Read More
Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott has welcomed back Thor, the Hercules C130, on its return to Sydney in preparation for the 2016/17 bush fire season.
Published Date: 13 Sep 2016Read More
The NSW Budget delivers a record $1.3 billion for emergency services in 2016-17,
including funding for new fire stations, bushfire management facilities and major
projects to reduce drownings.
Published Date: 23 Jun 2016Read More
Deputy Premier and Minister for Police Troy Grant and Emergency Services Minister David Elliott have today congratulated 22 Police and Emergency Service personnel honoured as part of the Queen’s Birthday celebrations.
Published Date: 14 Jun 2016Read More