Ministerial media releases
Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott today thanked 31 emergency services workers who are flying to Vancouver to help fight Canada's wildfires.
Published Date: 14 Jul 2015Read More
Fire & Rescue NSW, NSW Rural Fire Service and the NSW State Emergency Service will receive $1.14 billion in 2015-16, including funding to equip emergency services workers with the tools they need to better protect communities.
Published Date: 23 Jun 2015Read More
Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott today congratulated the winners of the 2014 NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) and NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) Cadet of the Year awards.
Published Date: 11 May 2015Read More
Federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan and NSW Police and Emergency Services Minister Stuart Ayres today announced $2.68 million for new projects to deal with bushfire risks throughout NSW.
Published Date: 05 Mar 2015Read More
A new era has begun for Londonderry Rural Fire Brigade with a new station declared open today along with the handover of five trucks within the local Cumberland zone.
Published Date: 22 Feb 2015Read More
The NSW Government and NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) has finalised an agreement to further strengthen the State's firefighting capability through the purchase of a former NSW Police Force helicopter.
Published Date: 11 Feb 2015Read More
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres has joined NSW Police and Emergency Services Commissioners to mark the start of summer and ensure the community is ready for the weather conditions the season can bring.
Published Date: 01 Dec 2014Read More
The start of a new era for local NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) firefighters was marked today as the first sod was turned on the new Menai Station.
Published Date: 28 Nov 2014Read More
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS), will make interim changes to the 10/50 Vegetation Clearing Entitlement as it considers submissions received as part of its review of the scheme.
Published Date: 27 Nov 2014Read More
Tough new penalties will empower the New South Wales Police Force and the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) to bring those who deliberately and recklessly disrespect Total Fire Ban warnings before the courts after NSW Parliament passed the Rural Fires Amendment Bill 2014.
Published Date: 23 Oct 2014Read More