News and events
|Statement on death of Rural Fire Service volunteer
"It is with great remorse I confirm the death of a NSW Rural Fire Service volunteer in northern NSW this afternoon."
|Hunter Police Congratulated on Latest Crime Statistics
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres has praised the work of NSW Police in the Hunter region following NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) releasing its quarterly update of NSW crime statistics for the 24 months to June 2014.
|Support Volunteer Firefighters On NSW RFS Open Day
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres has encouraged the community to visit their local volunteer brigade this weekend as part of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Open Day this Saturday 13 September.
|NSW SES Young Volunteers of the Year
NSW SES Queanbeyan volunteer Brent Hunter and NSW SES Armidale-Dumaresq volunteer Shirley Heap were this evening honoured as the inaugural NSW State Emergency Service Young Volunteers of the Year in a ceremony at NSW Parliament House.
|Bushfire Grants to Blue Mountains Community
Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres today announced the first round of grants from the Blue Mountains Flexible Community Grants Program to help support the community recover after the devastating bushfires in October last year.
|Major Crime Falls/Remains Stable Across NSW
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres has welcomed a report showing major crime categories have fallen or remained stable across the State.
|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.
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