​Emergency Volunteer Support Scheme - Approved projects 2018-19 

Anglican Community Services

Community Partner Volunteer Training

This project aims to provide skills development to current and emerging volunteers through the design of a good practice guide, development of an interactive training program and promotional activities to support recruitment.

  • Statewide $90,400


CareFlight MediSim trauma care workshops – NSW, 2020

This project aims to deliver seven MediSim trauma care workshops to emergency service volunteers.

  • Ballina, Clarence, Cootamundra, Monaro, Parramatta, Wagga Wagga $42,002

Marine Rescue NSW

Multiple (see table of projects below)

19 projects across NSW targeting the recruitment, retention and training of NSW Marine Rescue volunteers.

  • Statewide $197,499

Merriwa & District VRA Rescue Squad

Rescue Demonstration, Simulation, Transportation and Education Trailer

This project aims to construct and commission a Rescue Demonstration, Simulation, Transportation and Education Trailer to facilitate mobile awareness, recruitment, education and multi-agency training opportunities within the Upper Hunter.

  • Upper Hunter $11,500

Mudgee Rescue Squad Inc

Recruitment, Retention of members and Training Equipment

This project aims to provide additional training resources such as rescue dummies and produce promotional materials to attract new members.

  • Dubbo $2,970

NSW Rural Fire Service

Multiple (see table of projects below)

36 projects across NSW targeting the recruitment, retention and training of NSW Rural Fire Service volunteers.

  • Statewide $174,471

NSW State Emergency Service

Multiple (see table of projects below)

14 projects across NSW targeting the recruitment, retention and training of NSW State Emergency Service volunteers.

  • Statewide $74,700

St John Ambulance Australia (N.S.W.)

Regional Clinical Educator Training

This project aims to train 24 volunteers from across NSW in a Clinical educator course. Based on the global model for health care training, this course is designed to ensure Volunteers have the skills and training necessary to respond in times of need.

  • Statewide $11,220

St John Ambulance Australia (N.S.W.)

Major Bleeding Clinical Training and Equipment

This project aims to train 16 St John volunteers in Major Bleeding Management and the provision of major bleeding training kits to selected communities.

  • Statewide $16,003

Surf Life Saving Randwick Offshore Rescue Boat

Offshore Rescue Crew Recruitment & Training Equipment

This project aims to provide training resources, external courses and equipment to increase the skills of members.

  • Coogee, Heffron, Maroubra, Vaucluse $12,157


NSW Rural Fire Service Approved Projects

Brigade NameProject Location (State Electorate)Project TypeRecommended Funding
Appin WollondillyTraining$3,349.00
Barry - HobbysBathurst, Tamworth, Upper HunterEquipment$960.00
Berkshire Park LondonderryEquipment$1,380.00
Berowra Waters HornsbyTraining$6,628.00
Boambee Coffs HarbourEquipment$2,234.00
Boothenba  DubboRecruitment & Equipment$8,780.00
Bourke HQ Brigade (Bourke FCC) BarwonEquipment$3,272.00
Broughton Vale/Berry RFS Brigade KiamaEquipment$3,444.00
Canyonleigh Rural Fire Brigade GoulburnEquipment$2,222.00
Captains Flat MonaroEquipment$1,538.00
Cobar HQ Brigade (Cobar FCC) BarwonEquipment$3,272.00
Colo Vale Hawkesbury/BathurstEquipment$3,369.00
Cooranbong Lake MacquarieEquipment$2,200.00
Corindi Rural Fire Brigade Coffs harbourRecruitment$3,109.00
Crossroads RFB South CoastEquipment$1,223.00
Cudgegong District Bathurst, DubboRecruitment & Equipment$8,352.00
Cumboogle Bushfire Brigade DubboEquipment$2,200.00
Depot Beach RFS South CoastEquipment$1,124.00
Diamond Beach Myall LakesEquipment$600.00
Far West Team on behalf of Brigades identified BarwonEquipment$4,390.00
Glenbrook / Lapstone RFB Blue MountainsEquipment$1,124.00
Glenellen AlburyEquipment$2,423.00
Hazelbrook Blue MountainsEquipment$300.00
Hornsby Heights HornsbyTraining$5,071.00
Hunter Valley District OfficeCessnock, Upper HunterTraining$31,981.00
Ilford/Running Stream Brigade BathurstEquipment$3,045.00
Jellat Rural Fire Brigade BegaRecruitment$1,505.00
Katoomba/Leura Rural Fire Brigade Blue MountainsRecruitment & Equipment$4,460.00
Leppington Rural Fire BrigadeCamden, Macquarie FieldsRecruitment & Equipment$3,914.00
Londonderry Rural Fire Brigade LondonderryEquipment$1,393.00
Orange Molong Road Rural Fire Brigade OrangeEquipment$1,662.00
Penrose GoulburnEquipment$1,684.00
Shannons Flat/Yaouk MonaroEquipment$2,200.00
Southern Border Training Group Berrigan, AlburyTraining$11,862.00
Spring Hill - Huntley RFB OrangeEquipment$3,372.00
The Bays GosfordEquipment$1,455.00
The Oaks Training Facility WollondillyEquipment$20,207.00
Tuross Head Rural Fire Brigade BegaRecruitment & Equipment$2,184.00
Waterfall HeathcoteEquipment$421.00
Wingello  GoulburnTraining$6,613.00
Wollondilly RFB WollondillyEquipment$3,950.00


Marine Rescue NSW Approved Projects  

Unit NameProject Location (State Electorate)Project TypeRecommended Funding
Ballina unit BallinaEquipment$4,006.00
Marine Rescue Bermagui BegaEquipment$2,852.00
Broken Bay PittwaterTraining$1,400.00
MRNSW Brunswick BallinaEquipment$4,876.00
Forster Tuncurry Myall LakesEquipment$749.00
Marine Rescue Hawkesbury Blue MountainsEquipment$11,200.00
MR Headquarters StatewideEquipment$99,926.00
Marine Rescue Kioloa South CoastEquipment$500.00
Marine Rescue Lake Macquarie SwanseaEquipment$14,374.00
Marine Rescue Middle Harbour North ShoreEquipment$7,954.40
Marine Rescue Merimbula BegaRecruitment$11,894.00
MRNSW - Moama MurrayEquipment$6,937.00
Marine Rescue NSW Newcastle Unit NewcastleEquipment$7,288.95
Port Kembla WollongongEquipment$1,733.25
Shoalhaven KiamaEquipment$3,548.00
Marine Rescue Sussex Inlet South CoastEquipment$2,487.00
Marine Rescue Terrey Hills Davidson, PittwaterRecruitment$3,140.00
Tuggerah Lakes Wyong, The EntranceEquipment$8,600.00
Wooli ClarenceEquipment and Training$4,033.00



SES Unit Approved Projects

Unit NameProject Location (State Electorate)Project TypeRecommended Funding
Batemans Bay SES Unit BegaRecruitment Drive$4,800.00
Broken Hill SES Unit BarwonRecruitment Drive$5,000.00
Cessnock SES Unit CessnockRecruitment Drive$5,000.00
Cooma SES Unit MonaroRecruitment Drive$5,000.00
Dapto SES Unit ShellharbourRecruitment Drive$4,800.00
Harden SES Unit CootamundraRecruitment Drive$4,200.00
Inverell SES Unit Northern TablelandsRecruitment Drive$5,000.00
Moree SES Unit Northern TablelandsRecruitment Drive$5,000.00
Moruya SES Unit BegaRecruitment Drive$6,600.00
St Georges Basin SES Unit South CoastRecruitment Drive$4,800.00
Swansea SES UnitSwansea Recruitment Drive$5,000.00
Tocumwal SES Unit MurrayRecruitment Drive$5,000.00
Tweed Heads SES Unit TweedRecruitment Drive$6,500.00
Wagga Wagga SES Unit Wagga WaggaRecruitment Drive$8,000.00