News and events
|Funding boost for New South Wales disaster resilience projects
Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres today announced $27 million in funding over two years to assist communities across New South Wales build resilience to natural disasters.
|Community Fire Units celebrate 20th anniversary
The community spirit of residents from bushfire-prone suburbs was recognised at the 20th anniversary celebrations of Fire & Rescue NSW's Community Fire Unit program at Penrith's Museum of Fire today.
|New recruits join firefighting ranks
After a long selection process and a gruelling 13 week course, 24 recruit firefighters have been officially welcomed into the ranks of Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW).
|Firefighters Start at New Albion Park Fire Station
Full-time firefighters have commenced work at Fire & Rescue NSW's brand new Albion Park Fire Station on a 24/7 roster, boosting fire and emergency protection for residents in the Illawarra.
|Minister Congratulates Police on Drugs and Guns Bust
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres has congratulated detectives from the NSW Police Force State Crime Command's Drug Squad after they seized a substantial quantity of illegal drugs and firearms during raids across Sydney's north-west this morning.
|Statement on death of Fire & Rescue NSW officer
Fire & Rescue NSW is today mourning the death of one of their own, after a firefighter from Cobar died, and another was injured while fighting a fire at the Occidental Hotel this morning.
|New PCYC for Mittagong
The NSW Government is contributing $250,000 towards the establishment of a PCYC in Mittagong in the Wingecarribee Local Government Area.
|New Laws and Increased Fines Ahead of Bushfire Season
From tomorrow, residents in designated areas will be able to protect their homes from bushfires, with new laws introduced that make it easier to clear trees and vegetation from around their homes.
|State of the Art Fire Trucks Rolled Out Across NSW
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres has today announced three new Mercedes-Benz fire trucks are now in operation at Katoomba, Umina and Cardiff fire stations, with another to be delivered to Lambton Fire Station this week.
|Work Commences on New $3.9 Million Fire Station
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres and Local MP Leslie Williams today announced that work on the new Port Macquarie Fire Station would commence later this month.
|Tenders Called for Pyrmont Fire Station Upgrade
The Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Stuart Ayres, and Fire & Rescue NSW Commissioner Greg Mullins today announced tenders had been called for the major renovation of Pyrmont Fire Station.
|Disaster assistance for NSW communities impacted by March storms
Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres today announced disaster assistance for South East NSW communities affected by storms in March.
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