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Ministerial media releases

Flood and fire affected communities recognised for resilience at annual awards

Tathra and Tumbulgum community groups have been recognised today for their resilient responses to floods and fires, Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant said.

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Emergency services volunteers honoured at memorial

Emergency services volunteers who have lost their lives protecting the community will be commemorated today at a special memorial, Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant said.

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Campaign confronts community to help fireproof survival plans

A confronting new campaign will kick off this week urging NSW residents to make sure they are prepared for the bush fire season, Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant said.

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Long serving Cudgegong District RFS volunteers honoured

NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) volunteers from across the Cudgegong District have been honoured at a special medal presentation this week.

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Presumptive legislation for firefighters

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.

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Community urged to 'Get Ready' for the upcoming bush fire season

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.

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Bush fire assistance for NSW communities

Disaster assistance has been made available for NSW communities affected by the mid-August bushfires.

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NSW fire specialists helping to fight US wildfires

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.

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Black Hawks to support NSW RFS

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.

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NSW first responders benefit from budget

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.

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