Ministerial media releases
Police and Emergency Services Minister Michael Gallacher has congratulated NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) volunteers in the Hunter Valley who have today been recognised for their efforts in bringing together local residents and better preparing them against the threat of bush fires.
Published Date: 05 Oct 2012Read More
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher has today warned the coming bushfire season has the potential to be one of the worst in years as this long weekend marks the official start in NSW.
Published Date: 28 Sep 2012Read More
Thousands of people across NSW are expected to flock to their local NSW Rural Fire Service Brigade for the annual Open Day festivities Minister for Emergency Services Michael Gallacher said today.
Published Date: 21 Sep 2012Read More
The NSW Government is seeking community feedback to develop a better, fairer and more efficient way of funding emergency services in NSW, Treasurer Mike Baird and Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Michael Gallacher, said today.
Published Date: 05 Jul 2012Read More
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher says the 2012-13 Budget includes a number of initiatives to improve community safety and to continue strengthening the resources and capabilities of New South Wales' Emergency Services.
Published Date: 12 Jun 2012Read More
Minister for Police and Emergency Services has congratulated NSW Police and Emergency Services Personnel who have received awards in today's Queen's Birthday Honours.
Published Date: 11 Jun 2012Read More
Two students who undertook cadetships with the NSW State Emergency Services (SES) and NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) respectively have been chosen by each organisation as the 2011 Cadet of the Year.
Published Date: 16 May 2012Read More
NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher today presented the Rural Fire Service (RFS) and the State Emergency Service (SES) Cadet of the Year Awards as part of National Volunteers Week.
Published Date: 12 May 2012Read More
Due to the current flood emergency across parts of NSW, the NSW Government has invoked employee protection provisions, providing increased protection from volunteers who are assisting with the current operations.
Published Date: 06 Mar 2012Read More
Following the recent flooding which has impacted communities across NSW, Minister for Police and Emergency Services Michael Gallacher has announced a further five Natural Disaster Declarations.
Published Date: 05 Mar 2012Read More