News and events
|Bushfire Risk Management projects receive $2.68 million funding boost
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.
|First class of additional NSW Firefighters graduate
A class of former retained (on-call) firefighters have graduated to become full-time firefighters at the Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) State Training College at Alexandria today.
|Disaster assistance for Bega, Bombala and Eurobodalla following December storms
Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres today announced that disaster assistance has been activated in the local government areas of Bega Valley, Bombala and Eurobodalla following the storm and associated flooding that occurred on 8 December 2014.
|Disaster assistance for eastern New South Wales communities
Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres today announced that disaster assistance has been activated in 36 local government areas following severe thunderstorms occurring in eastern New South Wales in October 2014.
|New Picton Fire Station officially opens
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres, Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner Greg Mullins and Member for Wollondilly Jai Rowell today celebrated the official opening of Picton's new $2.35 million fire station.
|Fire & Rescue NSW disaster training facility launched
The NSW Government and Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) today launched a world-class, disaster training facility in Sydney's south-west which will help firefighters train for major disasters.
|Londonderry RFS Station refurbishment complete
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.
|Contract awarded for South Windsor Fire Station
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres, Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner Greg Mullins and Liberal candidate for Hawkesbury Dominic Perrottet today announced a $1.75 million contract to build a state-of-the-art fire station at South Windsor.
|Disaster recovery assistance to Byron Shire
Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres today announced disaster assistance has been activated in Byron Shire following severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in December 2014.
|New Death and Disability Award for Fire & Rescue NSW
The NSW Government, Fire & Rescue NSW and the Fire Brigades Employees Union (FBEU) have today reached agreement on a new Death and Disability Award.
|Additional resource for NSW firefighting capability
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.
|Historic NSW SES Volunteer Charter signed
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres has today joined NSW State Emergency Services (SES) Commissioner Adam Dent to sign a new Volunteer Charter at the organisation's Sydney western region command in Seven Hills.
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