Ministerial media releases
Emergency response on major motorways will be significantly improved with an amendment to the road rules which will allow all emergency service vehicles, including those driven by volunteers, to legally and safely use U-turn bays.
Published Date: 18 Aug 2022Read More
Young students across NSW will be better prepared to respond to emergency situations with the launch of the Triple Zero Classroom Challenge.
Published Date: 13 Aug 2022Read More
Regional communities across western NSW will be better protected during emergencies with a new multi-purpose NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) helicopter unveiled at Dubbo.
Published Date: 10 Aug 2022Read More
Seven tracked loaders have been deployed by the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) to clear flood debris in a boost for the clean-up effort across the disaster-impacted Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley, Central Coast and Hunter.
Published Date: 14 Jul 2022Read More
$400 million will be invested over the next four years in Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW), the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and the NSW State Emergency Service (SES), bringing the NSW Government’s investment in emergency services in 2022-23 to more than $4.2 billion to make communities safer and stronger.
Published Date: 22 Jun 2022Read More
The NSW Government is making a major investment to better prepare communities and respond to bush fires, by committing $315.2 million over the next four years to complete the recommendations of the NSW Bushfire Inquiry in the 2022-23 NSW Budget.
Published Date: 14 Jun 2022Read More
Maimuru Rural Fire Brigade has been officially re-opened at a ceremony held to mark the completion of a $234,000 upgrade and celebrate the service of NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteers.
Published Date: 01 Jun 2022Read More
In a first for NSW, the Rural Fire Service (RFS) has commenced training for night-time firefighting operations using a Coulson Chinook helicopter.
Published Date: 25 Mar 2022Read More
The NSW Government is investing $8.9 million in the Clarence Region, with a co-located Emergency Operations Centres (EOC) and Fire Control Centres (FCC) to be built in Grafton and a new Category 1 Fire Tanker going to the Lawrence RFS Brigade.
Published Date: 02 Feb 2022Read More
Seventeen emergency services personnel have been acknowledged for their commitment and dedication to protecting the people of NSW, as part of Today’s 2022 Australia Day Honours awards.
Published Date: 26 Jan 2022Read More