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Ministerial media releases

Emergency Service volunteers honoured at memorial

Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today paid tribute to the men and women who have died while performing duties as emergency service volunteers.

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NSW government funding boosts bush fire safety

Communities across the State will be better prepared to fight bush fires with more than $6 million worth of hazard reduction and fire trail maintenance underway as part of the Bush Fire Mitigation Funding program.

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Preparation the key to fire safety this fire season

The NSW Government and fire agencies are urging everyone to be aware of the bush fire risk this long weekend and to ensure they discuss and review their plans for the summer ahead.

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Thor returns in time for early bush fire season

The NSW Government’s investment in aerial firefighting was on display today with the arrival of the Large Air Tanker (LAT) C-130 Hercules ‘Thor’ in Sydney, as nine local government areas commence their bush fire season a month early.

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NSW Firefighters deployed to Canada to help battle wildfires

Minster for Emergency Services Troy Grant today thanked the 48 firefighters who will travel to British Columbia to assist their Canadian counterparts battle hundreds of devastating wildfires that have forced 40,000 people to evacuate their homes.

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New South Wales to benefit from bushfire mitigation funding

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced $638,741 in funding for projects that will enhance bushfire mitigation in NSW.

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NSW BUDGET SUPPORTS OUR FIRST RESPONDERS

The NSW Government will deliver $1.48 billion for emergency services in the 2017-18 Budget, including funding to enhance warning systems for communities affected by natural disasters and to continue to engage large firefighting aircraft.

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NSW BUDGET: MASSIVE AIR TANKERS SECURED FOR NSW BUSHFIRES

Massive fixed-wing tankers will continue to be part of the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) arsenal for fighting major bushfires, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant announced today.

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Outstanding Police and Emergency Service personnel awarded Queen's Birthday Honours

Minister for Police and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today congratulated the 24 Police and Emergency Services personnel honoured in the Queen’s Birthday list.

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2017 Rotary NSW Emergency Service Community Awards finalists announced

Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced the 24 finalists for the 2017 Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards.

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