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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500 BEN Signs To Be Installed Along Western Australian Coast By End Of May

500 BEN Signs To Be Installed Along Western Australian Coast By End Of May

12 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly BEN Signs Are Already Playing Their Part In Coastal Emergencies Victor P Taffa More than 500 BEN signs expected to be installed in Perth and regional Western Australia by the end of May McGowan Government initiative is bringing a new level of safety to Western Australia beach locations […]

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Andrews Govt Releases Latest Fire Services Response Times

Andrews Govt Releases Latest Fire Services Response Times

18 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Emergency Services Lisa Neville Latest Fire Services Response Times Released Victor P Taffa Response times of Victoria’s fire services across the state has not varied in the past three quarters according to the latest data released by CFA and MFB, with the full results now available to view online. Figures for October-December […]

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Australian Capital Territory Firefighters To Receive New Protective Clothing

Australian Capital Territory Firefighters To Receive New Protective Clothing

17 March 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Police and Emergency Services Mick Gentleman New Protective Clothing For Australian Capital Territory Firefighters Victor P Taffa Australian Capital Territory Fire & Rescue firefighters will have the safest protective clothing available following upgrades to be delivered by the Australian Capital Territory Government. “We put safety first, especially the safety of […]

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Lamb Island Rural Fire Station Officially Opened By Minister

Lamb Island Rural Fire Station Officially Opened By Minister

04 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Moreton Bay Islands Benefit From New Station And Firefighting Trucks Victor P Taffa Rural Fire Service brigades in the Brisbane region celebrated the official opening of the new Lamb Island Rural Fire Station and the handover of 2 new vehicles today. Minister for Fire and Emergency […]

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Doppler Stations Deliver Real-Time Rainfall Data For 30% Of New South Wales

Doppler Stations Deliver Real-Time Rainfall Data For 30% Of New South Wales

27 February 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Delivering Doppler Radar Coverage To Western New South Wales Victor P Taffa Farmers, firefighters and Western New South Wales residents will have access to vital real-time weather observations. This will protect lives, reduce damage from fire and flood and […]

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Bayswater Fire Station Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

Bayswater Fire Station Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

25 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville New Fire Station At Bayswater Officially Open Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has officially opened the new state-of-the-art fire station in Bayswater, providing improved emergency services for the community and better facilities for volunteers. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville and Member for Bayswater […]

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Federal And Queensland Govts Activate Category C Grants For Small Businesses

Federal And Queensland Govts Activate Category C Grants For Small Businesses

15 February 2019

Federal Assistant Minister for Home Affairs Linda Reynolds Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Recovery Grants Available For Queensland Small Businesses Victor P Taffa Assistant Minister for Home Affairs Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds and Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced the activation of Category C recovery grants for small businesses that have been devastated by the […]

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Federal And Queensland Govts Extend Assistance For Farmers In Burke Shire

Federal And Queensland Govts Extend Assistance For Farmers In Burke Shire

15 February 2019

Federal Assistant Minister for Home Affairs Linda Reynolds Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Disaster Assistance Extended For Flood-Affected Farmers In Burke And Carpentaria Victor P Taffa Assistant Minister for Home Affairs Senator the Hon. Linda Reynolds and Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk have today extended assistance grants of up to $75,000 to flood-affected primary producers in Burke […]

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New CFA Station In Ballarat West Region Opened By Minister

New CFA Station In Ballarat West Region Opened By Minister

14 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville New CFA Station For Ballarat West Region Victor P Taffa A new state-of-the-art CFA station has opened in Ballarat West to service the growing suburb of Lucas and neighbouring communities thanks to the Andrews Government. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today officially opened […]

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Volunteer Rescue Association Receives Additional Funding

Volunteer Rescue Association Receives Additional Funding

12 February 2019

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant Major Boost For Volunteer Rescue Association Victor P Taffa State’s emergency rescue volunteers will be even better equipped to help keep the community safe, with new funding for vehicles, equipment and training under the New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government. Minister for Emergency Services Troy […]

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Royal Life Saving Society Receives $95,000 To Prevent People Drowning

Royal Life Saving Society Receives $95,000 To Prevent People Drowning

24 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant Keeping Older Swimmers Safer Across The State’s Public Pools Victor P Taffa Older Aussies will be safer when visiting the state’s public pools thanks to a recent splash of Government funding to educate swimmers, Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant said. New South Wales Government has […]

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Total Fire Bans In Place North And South Of The State

Total Fire Bans In Place North And South Of The State

22 January 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Stay Vigilant And Informed On Bushfires Victor P Taffa As fires continue to burn across the state, and with ongoing hot weather conditions, it is vital Tasmanians follow the advice of the Tasmania Fire Service and the Parks and Wildlife Service […]

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Dozens Of Fires Burning Across Tasmania

Dozens Of Fires Burning Across Tasmania

22 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Massive Firefighting Efforts Continue Victor P Taffa Government and the community are extremely grateful for the work of our dedicated volunteer and career firefighters in protecting life and property in hot, difficult conditions. “They are doing an incredible job, with a number of fires having […]

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Surf Life Saving NSW Receives $16 Million Over 4 Years For New Equipment

Surf Life Saving NSW Receives $16 Million Over 4 Years For New Equipment

20 January 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant Lifesaving Funding Boost To Protect Beachgoers Victor P Taffa Beachgoers will be safer across the state, thanks to a major funding increase for Surf Life Saving NSW from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for […]

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Hodgman Govt Provides Strong Support To Firefighters

Hodgman Govt Provides Strong Support To Firefighters

10 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Protecting Life During Bushfires Top Priority Victor P Taffa Government continues to focus on supporting our dedicated and hardworking firefighters to protect life and property during the current fire incident, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson said. “During this particularly crucial time, […]

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