Bush Fire Get Ready Weekend 14-15 September 2019

Bush Fire Get Ready Weekend 14-15 September 2019

14 September 2019

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott Get Ready For A Tough Bush Fire Season Victor P Taffa Minister for Emergency Services David Elliott is encouraging residents across the State to get ready for the bush fire season, as almost 50 fires continue to burn across New South Wales. This weekend RFS volunteers […]

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Nearly 1,000 Firefighting Vehicles To Be Fitted Out With Lifesaving Equipment

Nearly 1,000 Firefighting Vehicles To Be Fitted Out With Lifesaving Equipment

08 September 2019

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Francis Logan Lifesaving Equipment Fitted To Nearly 1,000 Firefighting Vehicles Victor P Taffa Extension of crew cab protection program results in 928 firefighting appliances fitted with lifesaving equipment Increased safety measures a result of $8.732 Million investment in an extra 261 appliances on top of previous program fit-out Firefighters […]

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3-Stage Plan To Address Inconsistencies Across Bushfire Regulations

3-Stage Plan To Address Inconsistencies Across Bushfire Regulations

04 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Planning Rita Saffioti Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Francis Logan New Action Plan To Fix Bushfire Inconsistencies Victor P Taffa 3-stage plan to address inconsistencies across bushfire regulations Community safety remains top priority in review of bushfire-prone area map Bushfire framework introduced under previous government created unintended consequences Stage 1 […]

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Large Air Tanker Named In Honour Of Dame Marie Bashir

Large Air Tanker Named In Honour Of Dame Marie Bashir

04 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott ‘Marie Bashir’ Large Air Tanker Touches Down Victor P Taffa For the very first time, New South Wales will have a permanent 737 Large Air Tanker (LAT) all year round to respond to bushfires across the State. Minister for Police and Emergency Services David […]

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Tender Awarded To Construct New Bushfires NT Headquarters

Tender Awarded To Construct New Bushfires NT Headquarters

18 July 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Eva Lawler Bushfires NT Headquarters Construction Tender Awarded Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is creating jobs with the contract to construct the new Bushfires NT Headquarters at the Hughes Airstrip in Acacia Hills recently awarded. “As a Government we will continue to support and guide development […]

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Latest Water Police Vessel Displayed On Sunshine Coast

Latest Water Police Vessel Displayed On Sunshine Coast

16 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Capabilities Of New Water Police Vessel Demonstrated At The Sunshine Coast Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan and District Officer for Sunshine Coast District, Superintendent Darryl Johnson have attended a demonstration of a new water Police vessel on the Sunshine Coast. Minister Ryan said he was impressed […]

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Newest Recruits Brings Tasmania Fire Service To 323 Career Firefighters

Newest Recruits Brings Tasmania Fire Service To 323 Career Firefighters

16 July 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton New Firefighting Recruits To Help Keep Communities Safe Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is the strongest supporter of our firefighters and their efforts to keep our communities safe. Recruiting new career firefighters is vital to maintaining the Tasmania Fire Services’ response strength and the latest […]

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Rejuvenated Ocean Grove Surf Life-Saving Club Officially Opened By Minister

Rejuvenated Ocean Grove Surf Life-Saving Club Officially Opened By Minister

07 July 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville Ocean Grove Surf Life-Saving Club Officially Opened Victor P Taffa New Ocean Grove life-saving clubhouse has been officially opened, boosting the safety of beachgoers at one of Victoria’s most popular surf beaches. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today unveiled the plaque to mark […]

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91 Fire Incidents With 5 Dead In 4 Days Since 1 June 2019

91 Fire Incidents With 5 Dead In 4 Days Since 1 June 2019

27 June 2019

New South Wales Fire and Rescue Urgent Plea To Community Following Spate Of House Fires Victor P Taffa Following a spate of deadly fires, with 5 deaths in 4 days, and 91 fire incidents since the start of winter (1 June 2019), Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is urging the community to be vigilant and […]

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Home Fires Up 10% In Cooler Months

Home Fires Up 10% In Cooler Months

27 June 2019

New South Wales Fire and Rescue Firies Urge Residents To Be Fire Safe During Cooler Months Victor P Taffa With a cold snap over the next few days, Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is urging residents to take every precaution to avoid a fire in the home. FRNSW Community Safety and Research Chief Superintendent Mick […]

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Marshall Govt Appoints Michael Morgan MFS Chief

Marshall Govt Appoints Michael Morgan MFS Chief

26 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Emergency Services Corey Wingard New MFS Chief Appointed Victor P Taffa Marshall State Government has appointed Michael Morgan as the Chief Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) to guide the organisation into the future. Mr. Morgan took on the role in July 2018 for an interim […]

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Firefighting Bill Passes Parliament

Firefighting Bill Passes Parliament

22 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville Delivering A Modern Fire Service For All Victorians Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has enshrined in law the modern emergency services our state needs, with the Firefighters’ Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill passing Parliament. Victoria has the best firefighters in the […]

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Mt. Ommaney Fire And Rescue Station Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

Mt. Ommaney Fire And Rescue Station Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

05 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford $1.5 Million Mt. Ommaney Fire And Rescue Station Upgrade Officially Opened Victor P Taffa $1.5 Million Mount Ommaney Fire and Rescue Station has been officially opened by Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford and the Member for Mt. Ommaney Jess Pugh. Ms. Pugh said […]

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Fire Rescue Victoria To Be Introduced

Fire Rescue Victoria To Be Introduced

03 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville A Modern Fire Service For All Victorians Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is delivering on our election commitment and giving Victoria the modern emergency services our state needs by enshrining the CFA as a truly community-based, volunteer organisation and creating a new organisation, Fire Rescue Victoria. […]

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New Katherine Fire Rescue And Emergency Services Station Opened By Minister

New Katherine Fire Rescue And Emergency Services Station Opened By Minister

23 May 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison New Katherine Fire Rescue And Emergency Services Complex Opens Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is creating safer communities by ensuring our frontline emergency responders have the best resources possible. Today the Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison attended the opening […]

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High Fire Season Firefighting Fleet Servicing Relocated To Collie

High Fire Season Firefighting Fleet Servicing Relocated To Collie

16 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Francis Logan State’s High-Fire-Season Fleet Maintenance Based In Regional Western Australia Victor P Taffa High-fire-season firefighting fleet relocated to Collie Maintenance works allocated to a Collie-based company Servicing of a large part of the high-fire-season firefighting fleet has been relocated to Collie this week, marking the first step of […]

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25 New Firefighters To Protect Regional Queensland

25 New Firefighters To Protect Regional Queensland

06 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford New Firefighters To Blaze Across Regional Queensland Victor P Taffa Regional Queenslanders will be the biggest beneficiaries of the second tranche of 25 brand new firefighters who will hit the ground running by the end of this year. Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig […]

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Ground Works Turned For Bracken Ridge Fire And Rescue Station

Ground Works Turned For Bracken Ridge Fire And Rescue Station

22 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Turf Turned For $6 Million Bracken Ridge Fire And Rescue Station Victor P Taffa Ground has been turned to signal work starting on the much-anticipated Bracken Ridge Fire and Rescue Station by Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford and Member for Sandgate Stirling […]

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Prescribed Burning Program Boosted With $22 Million Funding Over 4 years

Prescribed Burning Program Boosted With $22 Million Funding Over 4 years

21 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson $22 Million Funding Boost For Prescribed Burning Victor P Taffa 2019-20 State Budget will invest $5.5 Million p.a. in the Enhanced Prescribed Burning Program implemented by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) Autumn prescribed burning now underway across the south-west McGowan Government is delivering a $22 […]

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$8 Million Committed For Shark Hazard Mitigation In Western Australia

$8 Million Committed For Shark Hazard Mitigation In Western Australia

12 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly $8 Million Boost For Western Australia’s Scientific Shark Hazard Mitigation Strategy Victor P Taffa Additional $8 Million committed for shark hazard mitigation in Western Australia More funding for Surf Life Saving Western Australia helicopter, drone, beach and jet ski patrols Over the next 2 years more than $12 […]

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