Ministerial media releases
The NSW Government’s investment in aerial firefighting was on display today with the arrival of the Large Air Tanker (LAT) C-130 Hercules ‘Thor’ in Sydney, as nine local government areas commence their bush fire season a month early.
Published Date: 02 Sep 2017Read More
Minster for Emergency Services Troy Grant today thanked the 48 firefighters who will travel to British Columbia to assist their Canadian counterparts battle hundreds of devastating wildfires that have forced 40,000 people to evacuate their homes.
Published Date: 20 Jul 2017Read More
Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today announced $638,741 in funding for projects that will enhance bushfire mitigation in NSW.
Published Date: 12 Jul 2017Read More
The NSW Government will deliver $1.48 billion for emergency services in the 2017-18 Budget, including funding to enhance warning systems for communities affected by natural disasters and to continue to engage large firefighting aircraft.
Published Date: 20 Jun 2017Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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