Liberal/National Coalition Govt To Fund $67 Million Emergency Services Package

Liberal/National Coalition Govt To Fund $67 Million Emergency Services Package

19 November 2018

Victoria Opposition Leader Matthew Guy Victoria Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Brad Battin Liberal Nationals Will Always Support The CFA Victor P Taffa An elected Liberal/Nationals Coalition Government will fund a $67 Million Emergency Services and Public Safety package which will ensure our emergency services like the CFA and SES have the facilities and equipment […]

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Shark-Spotting Drones To Start Patrolling South Australian Coastline

Shark-Spotting Drones To Start Patrolling South Australian Coastline

19 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Emergency Services Corey Wingard Drones To Join Helicopters And Planes In Shark Spotting Victor P Taffa Shark-spotting drones will be ready to start patrolling the South Australian coastline over the summer, as pilots completed the first stage of training ahead of launching live patrols in December. Minister for Police, Emergency Services […]

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Minister Visits Toowoomba Workshop On Fire And Emergency Volunteering

Minister Visits Toowoomba Workshop On Fire And Emergency Volunteering

07 November 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Fire And Emergency Volunteering On The Agenda At Toowoomba Workshop Victor P Taffa Minister Crawford visited Toowoomba as part of a statewide roadshow to discuss the implementation plan for QFES’ Volunteerism Strategy. “Growing QFES together.” That’s the message Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford […]

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Liberal/Nationals Coalition Govt To Introduce Presumptive Legislation Bill

Liberal/Nationals Coalition Govt To Introduce Presumptive Legislation Bill

29 October 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Brad Battin Victorian Firefighters Will Be Protected Under Liberal/National Coalition Government Victor P Taffa Daniel Andrews and Labor have lost control of the CFA dispute allowing cancer rights for firefighters to be used by his government as a political tool, Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Brad Battin said.   […]

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Andrews Govt To Block Fire Equipment Inspectors From Carrying Out Checks

Andrews Govt To Block Fire Equipment Inspectors From Carrying Out Checks

22 October 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Brad Battin Labor Has Lost Control Of Community Safety Victor P Taffa Premier Daniel Andrews is continuing his attack on all fire services, this time by blocking fire equipment inspectors from being able to carry out checks, instead mandating plumbers undertake routine maintenance inspections.   An elected Liberal/Nationals Coalition […]

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15 Volunteers Recognised At Brisbane Region SES Week Awards 2018

15 Volunteers Recognised At Brisbane Region SES Week Awards 2018

20 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Volunteers Recognised At Brisbane Region SES Week Awards Victor P Taffa 15 State Emergency Service volunteers from the Brisbane Region were recognised today (Saturday) for their efforts to help Queenslanders at an awards ceremony at the Emergency Services Complex in Kedron. Representing Minister for Fire and […]

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CFS Aerial Firefighting Fleet To Increase Over Next 4 Years

CFS Aerial Firefighting Fleet To Increase Over Next 4 Years

16 October 2018

South Australia Minister for Emergency Services Corey Wingard A Boost For CFS Aerial Firefighting Capabilities Victor P Taffa South Australia Country Fire Service (CFS) will have a larger aerial firefighting fleet for the upcoming fire danger season. State Government has provided additional funding totalling more than $9 Million over the next 4 years to boost […]

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RACQ LifeFlight Celebrates 40 Years Of Service

RACQ LifeFlight Celebrates 40 Years Of Service

14 October 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Premier Acclaims 40 Years Of Helicopter Rescue Service Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has praised RACQ LifeFlight for 40 years of service to the Queensland community, describing the organisation as ‘one of our great institutions’. Speaking at a function to celebrate the launch of the anniversary, and to mark 25 […]

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CFA Report One Of Many Hidden From Public By Andrews Govt

CFA Report One Of Many Hidden From Public By Andrews Govt

13 October 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Brad Battin Daniel Andrews Hides CFA Report Victor P Taffa Premier Daniel Andrews has lost control of Victoria’s fire service dispute and continues to hide the CFA annual report from the public. “Liberal Nationals will take back control and protect our hard working CFA volunteers who protect us.” Shadow […]

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South East Queensland Hit Hard By Severe Storms

South East Queensland Hit Hard By Severe Storms

12 October 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Safety And Recovery The Focus After Severe South East Queensland Storms Victor P Taffa As the clean-up following yesterday’s severe storm activity across South-East Queensland continues, families, businesses and farmers are beginning to count the cost of the damage. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said her thoughts were with the families who were […]

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Minister Launches Feed A Farmer Charity Drive

Minister Launches Feed A Farmer Charity Drive

12 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services Troy Grant Call For Community To Help ‘Feed A Farmer’ This Festive Season Victor P Taffa Help ‘Feed a Farmer’ this festive season that’s the message from emergency services this morning as they launched a charity drive calling for food donations across the community. Minister for […]

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New Childers Fire And Emergency Services Facility Opened By Minister

New Childers Fire And Emergency Services Facility Opened By Minister

11 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Palaszczuk Government Unveils $4.2 Million Firefighting Boost For Childers Victor P Taffa Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford today (Tuesday) officially opened the new $3.7 Million Childers Fire and Emergency Services Facility and handed over a new firefighting appliance worth more than $530,000. Minister […]

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Spring Prescribed Burning Gets Underway

Spring Prescribed Burning Gets Underway

28 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Spring Prescribed Burning Underway Victor P Taffa Prescribed burning is essential for reducing the build-up of flammable vegetation and ground fuels Parks and Wildlife Service staff will utilise suitable weather conditions to safely undertake prescribed burns Prescribed burning is now underway in areas surrounding Perth and across the […]

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Herberton’s New Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

Herberton’s New Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

22 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford New Fire And Rescue Station Plus SES Equipment In $2.8 Million Boost For Far North Victor P Taffa Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford today (Friday) officially opened Herberton’s new $2.7 Million fire station and presented State Emergency Service (SES) crews with 3 new […]

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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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