Ministerial media releases
NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) volunteers from across the Cudgegong District have been honoured at a special medal presentation this week.
Published Date: 09 Oct 2018Read More
The Government will introduce amendments to workers compensation legislation to reverse the onus of proof for NSW firefighters who are diagnosed with one of 12 prescribed cancers and meet the applicable minimum employment periods.
Published Date: 27 Sep 2018Read More
Get ready for bush fire season – that’s the reminder from the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) today as hundreds of brigades prepare to open their doors to the community this weekend.
Published Date: 20 Sep 2018Read More
Disaster assistance has been made available for NSW communities affected by the mid-August bushfires.
Published Date: 18 Sep 2018Read More
More than 55 specialists from NSW fire agencies will join an Australian and New Zealand deployment to the United States to assist firefighters battling devastating wildfires in Northern California, Oregon and Washington State, which to date have killed six people and destroyed approximately 500 homes.
Published Date: 31 Jul 2018Read More
The Turnbull Government has agreed to the transfer of two Black Hawk airframes to the NSW Rural Fire Service, which will boost the State’s ability to respond to life or death emergencies.
Published Date: 22 Jun 2018Read More
Record funding will deliver state-of-the-art rescue vehicles, boats, and trailers, upgrade communications networks, and see continued investment in infrastructure to provide emergency services with the support needed to protect our communities.
Published Date: 19 Jun 2018Read More
With temperatures as low as -4 degrees this week in some areas of the state, Minister for Police and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant has today joined with leaders across emergency management to call on the community to do their bit to stay safe this winter.
Published Date: 13 Jun 2018Read More
Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced the winners of the 2017 NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) and NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Cadet of the Year and Young Volunteers of the Year at a special ceremony at Parliament House.
Published Date: 24 May 2018Read More
Emergency Services Minister Troy Grant joined NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons at NSW RFS Headquarters today to honour 15 NSW RFS members and 11 teams as part of an annual awards ceremony for exceptional service and bravery.
Published Date: 04 May 2018Read More