Ministerial media releases
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.
Published Date: 19 Jun 2017Read More
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.
Published Date: 12 Jun 2017Read More
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.
Published Date: 30 May 2017Read More
NSW RFS State Champions receive their prize
The exceptional performance of the Orana Composite Team in the 2016 NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) State Championships was celebrated yesterday with the official handover of the major prize, a new community support vehicle for the Orana District.
Published Date: 16 May 2017Read More
NSW Firefighters Honoured on St Florian's Day
Hundreds of NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) staff and volunteers have been recognised today for their outstanding commitment and bravery including an 88-year-old gentleman who has served as a member of the NSW RFS Hills District for over 70 years.
Published Date: 04 May 2017Read More
NEW NSW RURAL FIRE SERVICE HEADQUARTERS UNDERWAY
Work has started on the new state-of-the-art NSW Rural Fire Service Headquarters with Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant and NSW RFS Acting Commissioner Rob Rogers officially turning the first sod today.
Published Date: 28 Apr 2017Read More
Young people recognised for contribution to Emergency Services
Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced the winners of the 2016 NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and NSW State Emergency Service (SES) Cadet of the Year and Young Volunteer of the Year.
Published Date: 05 Apr 2017Read More
NSW to lend Queensland a helping hand
A contingent of NSW emergency services personnel will be deployed into Queensland to assist in the recovery operations following Tropical Cyclone Debbie, Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant announced today.
Published Date: 29 Mar 2017Read More
Praise for MIA District with $8,000 for new equipment
Local firefighters are celebrating the announcement of new equipment that will help increase community protection around Leeton, the MIA and surrounding communities.
Published Date: 21 Mar 2017Read More
Hot Summer brings grass fire threat
Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott and NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons warned the third wettest winter on record had increased the risk of fast-moving and dangerous grass fires.
Published Date: 04 Jan 2017Read More