Upgraded Wye River CFA Station Officially Opened By Minister

Upgraded Wye River CFA Station Officially Opened By Minister

16 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville New Wye River CFA Station Benefiting The Whole Community Victor P Taffa Wye River and Otway communities affected by the 2015 Christmas Day bushfire will benefit from a range of recovery works funded by the Andrews Government. Minister for Water Lisa Neville officially opened the upgraded CFA station at […]

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New West Gidgegannup Bushfire Volunteers Base To Be Built

New West Gidgegannup Bushfire Volunteers Base To Be Built

11 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Francis Logan New $1.13 Million Base For West Gidgegannup Bushfire Volunteers Victor P Taffa Biggest investment ever for stand-alone volunteer bushfire brigade facility Base will cover 400 sqm and include incident control and radio rooms Collaboration between West Gidgegannup Bush Fire Brigade, the City of Swan and Department of […]

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New Three Springs Bush Fire Brigade Base Officially Opened By Minister

New Three Springs Bush Fire Brigade Base Officially Opened By Minister

11 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Francis Logan New $180,000 Base For Three Springs Bush Fire Brigade Victor P Taffa New Three Springs Bush Fire Brigade base officially opened today Brigade had previously shared facilities with the Shire of Three Springs New facility a collaboration of local shire, volunteers and DFES Three Springs Bush Fire […]

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Upgrade Of Mt. Tarrengower Lookout Tower Well Underway

Upgrade Of Mt. Tarrengower Lookout Tower Well Underway

08 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Mount Tarrengower Tower Upgrade On Schedule Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is improving conditions for fire lookout observers by upgrading Mt. Tarrengower Lookout tower. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio joined Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards at the lookout today to get an update on […]

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New Firefighter Recruits Assigned For Regional Queensland

New Firefighter Recruits Assigned For Regional Queensland

28 August 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford New Firefighter Recruits Assigned To Regional Centres Across The State Victor P Taffa Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Tuesday) welcomed 32 new QFES recruits, who will be stationed throughout regional Queensland when they graduate in December. Minister Crawford said the recruits would undergo […]

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Shepparton To Have New Fire Station At Karibok Park

Shepparton To Have New Fire Station At Karibok Park

24 August 2018

Victoria Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino New Shepparton Fire Station A Reality Victor P Taffa Shepparton will have a brand-new fire station at Karibok Park, with Greater Shepparton City Council reaching agreement for the CFA to use the site. New $12.66 Million station for the area was funded by the Andrews Government to improve […]

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New South Wales North Coast Beach Nets To Go

New South Wales North Coast Beach Nets To Go

19 August 2018

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair North Coast Nets To Go But Minister Has Powers For Further Change Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has today announced it will remove nets from the New South Wales North Coast this summer following 2 net trials and community feedback. However, while a third […]

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Western Australian Beaches To Have Over 1,000 Lifesaving Signs Installed

Western Australian Beaches To Have Over 1,000 Lifesaving Signs Installed

19 August 2018

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly First Of More Than 1,000 Lifesaving Signs Installed At Western Australian Beaches Victor P Taffa Beach Emergency Numbers will help save vital time in critical incidents More than 1,000 BEN signs are planned for Western Australia’s coast from Geraldton to Esperance McGowan Government delivers on election promise to […]

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Challenging Times For Firefighters Across Queensland

Challenging Times For Firefighters Across Queensland

19 August 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford No Room For Complacency With More Than 110 Vegetation Fires Reported Overnight Victor P Taffa Firefighters are bracing for another challenging period over the coming days, with latest figures showing 114 vegetation fires were reported across the state overnight, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford […]

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Smithfield’s New Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

Smithfield’s New Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

03 August 2018

Queensland Minister Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford New Fire And Rescue Station Plus SES Equipment In $2.4 Million Boost For Far North Victor P Taffa Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Friday) officially opened Smithfield’s new $2.38 Million Fire and Rescue Station as SES volunteers were bolstered by $70,000 in additional equipment. […]

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QFES Receives Six New Motorised Swiftwater Rescue Craft

QFES Receives Six New Motorised Swiftwater Rescue Craft

21 July 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford QFES Swiftwater Rescue Fleet Bolstered By Six New Motorised Craft Victor P Taffa Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) rescue capabilities have been bolstered by the arrival of Six new Motorised Swiftwater Rescue Craft (MSRC), Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said today (Friday). Minister […]

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Gladstone SES Receives Two New Storm Damage Trailers

Gladstone SES Receives Two New Storm Damage Trailers

21 July 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Gladstone SES Volunteers Receive New Lifesaving Equipment Victor P Taffa Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford handed over new equipment worth thousands of dollars including two Storm Damage Trailers to the Gladstone area State Emergency Service (SES). Minister Crawford presented the two partially-enclosed Pantech trailers […]

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Emergency Services Cadets Receives $1.8 Million From Palaszczuk Govt

Emergency Services Cadets Receives $1.8 Million From Palaszczuk Govt

15 July 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Palaszczuk Govt Announces $1.8 Million Funding For Emergency Services Cadets Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has struck a new agreement to continue funding the Emergency Services Cadets Program (ESCP) and help build the next generation of fire and emergency service personnel and community volunteers. Fire and […]

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Hervey Bay To Receive A New Fire Station

Hervey Bay To Receive A New Fire Station

12 July 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Palaszczuk Govt’s Record QFES Budget Delivers New Fire Station For Hervey Bay Victor P Taffa A replacement Fire and Rescue Station complete with new appliances will be built in Hervey Bay under the Palaszczuk Government’s record $702 Million 2018-19 QFES budget. Fire and Emergency Services Minister […]

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Firefighter Academy Moves To Erskine Park

Firefighter Academy Moves To Erskine Park

08 July 2018

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant Firefighter Academy To Train New Recruits Victor P Taffa Next generation of New South Wales firefighters will be trained in new state-of-the-art facilities in Sydney’s west with purpose-built props to simulate fire, rescue, hazardous material handling and other emergency situations. Official opening of the new Fire […]

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New South Wales Fire-Fighting Fleet Bolstered With 8 Aerial Appliances

New South Wales Fire-Fighting Fleet Bolstered With 8 Aerial Appliances

04 July 2018

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant $6.8 Million Bronto Boost For Fire And Rescue Victor P Taffa State’s fire-fighting fleet will be bolstered with the addition of 8 new aerial appliances. $6.8 Million investment into the Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) aerial fleet will improve the agency’s capability to undertake large scale […]

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Construction Tender Awarded For New Katherine Fire Station

Construction Tender Awarded For New Katherine Fire Station

04 July 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison New Fire Station Destined For Katherine Victor P Taffa Katherine region will soon be home to a new modern fire and emergency services facility, with the construction tender now awarded for the Katherine Fire and Emergency Services Precinct. Around 240 tradies will participate on […]

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Cecil Plains SES Group Receives A New Flood Boat And Trailer

Cecil Plains SES Group Receives A New Flood Boat And Trailer

03 July 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford New SES Flood Boat And Trailer Boosts South Western Region Emergency Services Victor P Taffa Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Tuesday 3 July) presented the Cecil Plains State Emergency Service (SES) Group with a new flood boat and trailer worth more than $66,000. […]

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Far North Queensland To Receive Emergency Services Funding Boost

Far North Queensland To Receive Emergency Services Funding Boost

11 June 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Palaszczuk Govt Budget To Deliver $6.5 Million Emergency Services Boost In FNQ Victor P Taffa Several fire and emergency services facilities are expected to commence construction in the new financial year, with next week’s 2018-19 Palaszczuk Government Budget delivering a major boost to the Far North […]

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Middleton Fire Station Upgrade Continues

Middleton Fire Station Upgrade Continues

07 June 2018

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Middleton Fire Station Rebuild Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson today, was pleased to inspect progress on the rebuild of the Middleton Fire Station, at a cost of just under $300,000. In addition and further evidence of the Hodgman […]

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