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Ministerial media releases

Honouring Young People in Emergency Services

Young volunteers from Bowral to Bulahdelah and all across the State were recognised at the 2019 Young People in Emergency Services Awards held at NSW Parliament House.

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New '737' Large Air Tanker to fight bush fires

NSW will be the only Australian state or territory with a permanent ‘737 Fireliner’ Large Air Tanker (LAT) to provide stronger bush fire protection to communities all year around with the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government signing a contract to purchase the new aircraft.

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NSW makes it easier for firefighters to receive support

The NSW Government is honouring its commitment to make it easier for firefighters who develop cancer to claim workers compensation and support.

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Bush fire assistance for Port Stephens and Cessnock communities

Disaster assistance has been made available for the Port Stephens and Cessnock communities who were affected by bushfires in November 2018.

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Further funding to future-proof NSW fire trails

Fire trails and access points are being strengthened to support firefighters on the frontline through more than $2 million in joint Commonwealth and New South Wales Government funding.

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Joint government funding boost to support NSW emergency volunteers

Volunteers across New South Wales’ first-response agencies will be better supported to continue their dedicated service through joint Commonwealth-State funding.

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School's our for RFS cadets

The next generation of firefighters have taken the state by storm this year, with 56 groups completing the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Secondary Schools Cadet Program.

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More than 13 tonnes of donations delivered to help feed farmers this festive season

More than 13 tonnes of donations have been delivered to Foodbank this week as the ‘Feed a Farmer’ charity drive wraps up this festive season.

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Emergency Services urge community to stay safe this summer

The state’s emergency services have joined forces to urge communities across the state to have a safe summer as the season kicks off tomorrow.

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Further firies deployed to Queensland

A multi-agency contingency of more than 200 firefighters and specialists from the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS), Fire & Rescue NSW, National Parks and Wildlife Service and ACT RFS have now been deployed to help battle major bush fires in Queensland.

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