Ministerial media releases
The Turnbull Government has agreed to the transfer of two Black Hawk airframes to the NSW Rural Fire Service, which will boost the State’s ability to respond to life or death emergencies.
Published Date: 22 Jun 2018Read More
Record funding will deliver state-of-the-art rescue vehicles, boats, and trailers, upgrade communications networks, and see continued investment in infrastructure to provide emergency services with the support needed to protect our communities.
Published Date: 19 Jun 2018Read More
With temperatures as low as -4 degrees this week in some areas of the state, Minister for Police and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant has today joined with leaders across emergency management to call on the community to do their bit to stay safe this winter.
Published Date: 13 Jun 2018Read More
Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced the winners of the 2017 NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) and NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Cadet of the Year and Young Volunteers of the Year at a special ceremony at Parliament House.
Published Date: 24 May 2018Read More
Emergency Services Minister Troy Grant joined NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons at NSW RFS Headquarters today to honour 15 NSW RFS members and 11 teams as part of an annual awards ceremony for exceptional service and bravery.
Published Date: 04 May 2018Read More
Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced 24 NSW and 8 ACT finalists for the 2018 Rotary Clubs and Districts of NSW and ACT Emergency Services Community Awards.
Published Date: 13 Apr 2018Read More
The NSW Government today announced that ex-Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Mick Keelty AO APM will undertake an independent review into the Bega Valley fire.
Published Date: 21 Mar 2018Read More
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced the appointment of Euan Ferguson as Recovery Coordinator to manage recovery efforts on the South Coast after the Bega Valley fire.
Published Date: 19 Mar 2018Read More
The NSW Government has provided $4 million and launched a new Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub, Minister for the Environment Gabrielle Upton and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant announced today.
Published Date: 28 Feb 2018Read More
The NSW Government and the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) are reminding the public to remain vigilant to the threat of fire, with more than 11,000 bush and grass fires recorded across the state so far this bush fire season.
Published Date: 09 Feb 2018Read More