Ministerial media releases
Almost 300 members of the NSW Rural Fire Service’s (RFS) Hawkesbury District are being awarded the National Emergency Medal for their efforts during the 2019-20 Black Summer bush fires.
Published Date: 10 Nov 2022Read More
Four new firefighting boats worth a combined $190,000 will be delivered to NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Brigades in the State’s far west, to boost fire responses and support other emergency services organisations during floods and other emergencies.
Published Date: 31 Oct 2022Read More
Communities across NSW have today honoured the courageous emergency services personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty at a memorial service at Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, steamed online due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Published Date: 27 Oct 2022Read More
More than 100 emergency services volunteers who have lost their lives protecting NSW communities have been remembered during the annual Emergency Services Volunteer Memorial service.
Published Date: 10 Oct 2022Read More
Rural Fire Brigades in the Blue Mountains are benefitting from the delivery of three new appliances, worth a combined $1.1 million, ahead of the official Bush Fire Danger Period beginning on 1 October.
Published Date: 28 Sep 2022Read More
Emergency response to fires and floods in the Hawkesbury is being significantly enhanced with construction beginning on a new $8 million Fire Control and Emergency Operations Centre.
Published Date: 26 Sep 2022Read More
A new Rural Fire Service (RFS) Fire Control Centre and Area Command Office has been officially opened today in Tamworth, along with the delivery of four new fire trucks to local Brigades, in a $10.8 million boost to the region’s firefighting capability.
Published Date: 21 Sep 2022Read More
Rural Fire Brigades across NSW are gearing up to host more than 500 community awareness events on Saturday as part of the annual Get Ready Weekend.
Published Date: 15 Sep 2022Read More
The official Bush Fire Danger Period starts today in 12 regions across NSW, as the new national Fire Danger Rating System takes effect across Australia.
Published Date: 01 Sep 2022Read More