Ministerial media releases
An additional $31 million is being invested by the NSW Government for the construction of three new co-located Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and Fire Control Centres (FCC) at Moruya, Tumut and Hawkesbury.
Published Date: 25 Jan 2022Read More
The contribution Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander volunteers make to the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has been highlighted today, with a new Indigenous pin unveiled at a ceremony in Gunnedah.
Published Date: 12 Jan 2022Read More
Prepare a bushfire survival plan, don’t drive through floodwater, swim between the flags and make sure your home is fire safe this summer – these are some of the summer safety tips NSW emergency service agencies have shared ahead of the 2021 season.
Published Date: 01 Dec 2021Read More
Regional communities across NSW are set to benefit from an enhanced emergency response and investment, as the NSW Government bases NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) multi-purposed firefighting helicopters at three key regional locations and officially turns the first sod for the RFS Aviation Centre of Excellence.
Published Date: 01 Nov 2021Read More
A new state-wide campaign by the NSW Rural Fire Service will kick off today, urging the community to prepare for the bush fire season, and to live bush fire ready.
Published Date: 25 Oct 2021Read More
Grass and crop fires are the greatest concern for the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS), with the official bushfire season across NSW underway.
Published Date: 06 Oct 2021Read More
Communities are being urged to ‘Get Ready’ for the upcoming bush fire season, with the NSW Government and NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) reminding people to prepare their homes and ensure their bush fire plan is up to date.
Published Date: 14 Sep 2021Read More
Volunteers and staff from the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and the State Emergency Service (SES) are stepping up to assist health officials with the infrastructure and logistics needed to fight the current Delta strain of COVID-19 in multiple locations across the State, including Dubbo and Wilcannia.
Published Date: 03 Sep 2021Read More
The achievements of young members of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) have been recognised today with the announcement of two Young Volunteers of the Year and the NSW Secondary School Cadet of the Year.
Published Date: 13 Aug 2021Read More
By the end of August diggers will have replaced planes at the northern end of Armidale Regional Airport, with Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall today joining NSW Rural Fire Service Chief Superintendent, Jayson McKellar to turn the first ceremonial sod and commence construction on the $6 million NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) New England Fire Control Centre (FCC).
Published Date: 30 Jul 2021Read More