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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Bribie Island Firefighters Receives New Fire And Rescue Vehicle

Bribie Island Firefighters Receives New Fire And Rescue Vehicle

06 June 2018

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford Minister Hands Over New Vehicle To Bribie Island Firefighters Victor P Taffa Bribie Island firefighters will be better equipped to save lives after receiving a $540,000 replacement firefighting vehicle, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford said today (Tuesday). Minister Crawford officially handed over the new […]

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Gracemere To Receive Funding For New Fire And Rescue Station

Gracemere To Receive Funding For New Fire And Rescue Station

06 June 2018

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford Replacement Fire And Rescue Station Recognises Increasing Demand In Gracemere Victor P Taffa Gracemere will receive funding for a state-of-the-art Fire and Rescue station in next week’s 2018-19 State Budget, with the Palaszczuk Government recognising Central Queensland’s increasing demand for services. Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig […]

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Newman Purpose-Built SES Facility Officially Opened By Minister

Newman Purpose-Built SES Facility Officially Opened By Minister

04 June 2018

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Francis Logan Minister Opens New $1.2 Million SES Purpose-Built Facility In Newman Victor P Taffa $1.2 Million new facility includes a dedicated administration area, training space, operations facilities and storage Facility can operate as a level 3 incident control centre Newman SES unit collaborated with local government and DFES […]

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New Proserpine Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

New Proserpine Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

25 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford New Fire And Rescue Station For Proserpine Victor P Taffa Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Thursday) officially opened a new purpose-built $3.15 Million Fire and Rescue Station in Proserpine. Minister Crawford also handed over a $575,000 fire appliance and $70,000 State Emergency Services […]

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Wear Orange Wednesday Recognises Important Role Of SES Volunteers

Wear Orange Wednesday Recognises Important Role Of SES Volunteers

23 May 2018

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant Thank You To Our Heroes In Orange Victor P Taffa Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant today joined in the chorus of support, thanking State Emergency Service (NSW SES) volunteers from across the State for their tireless work preparing and helping the community when storms and […]

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Mackay Receives Funding For Disaster Relief Repairs

Mackay Receives Funding For Disaster Relief Repairs

22 May 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk $13.42 Million To Fix Disaster Damage Around Mackay Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced $13.42 Million to fix disaster damage around Mackay. Money will be spent at Lambert’s Beach, St. Helens Beach, Midge Point Beach and for the Mackay Bluewater Trail and Queens Park. $4.562 Million is being provided […]

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Mackay’s New Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Premier

Mackay’s New Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Premier

22 May 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Premier Opens Mackay’s New $7 Million Fire And Rescue Station Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today officially opened Mackay’s new $7.2 Million Fire and Rescue Station, ensuring the growing city has the emergency services infrastructure it needs well into the future. Premier Palaszczuk was joined by Fire and Emergency Services […]

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90 New Fire Appliances Rolled Out Across Queensland This Financial Year

90 New Fire Appliances Rolled Out Across Queensland This Financial Year

20 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford New Fleet Of Queensland Built QFES Appliances Deployed Statewide Victor P Taffa More than 90 new fire appliances have been rolled out across the state this financial year with more to come, under a $40 Million Palaszczuk Government commitment to renew QFES’ fleet. Fire and Emergency […]

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25 New Firefighters Welcomed In New South Wales For 2018

25 New Firefighters Welcomed In New South Wales For 2018

19 May 2018

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant New South Wales Welcomes 25 New Firefighters Victor P Taffa 25 new firefighters were today welcomed into the ranks of Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW), having proven their abilities over months of intense training. State’s newest firefighting recruits include a movie stunt performer, an […]

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Vincent Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

Vincent Fire And Rescue Station Opened By Minister

18 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Francis Logan New Fire Station To Bolster Perth CBD Emergency Response Victor P Taffa State’s newest $19 Million fire station has officially opened in West Perth New station will address high demand for emergency services in Perth and surrounds Vincent station will ease the burden on Perth Fire Station, […]

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Former Firefighter Opens Gordonvale Fire & Rescue Station

Former Firefighter Opens Gordonvale Fire & Rescue Station

13 May 2018

Queensland Speaker Curtis Pitt New $3 Million Fire And Rescue Station For Gordonvale Supports Community Growth Victor P Taffa Opening the new $3 Million Gordonvale Fire and Rescue Station today (Friday) took on special significance for the Member for Mulgrave and Speaker Curtis Pitt. Speaker Curtis Pitt representing Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford […]

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Gin Gin And Maryborough SES Groups Boosted With New Equipment

Gin Gin And Maryborough SES Groups Boosted With New Equipment

09 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford New Trailers And Flood Boat To Boost Gin Gin And Maryborough SES Groups Victor P Taffa Gin Gin and Maryborough State Emergency Services (SES) Groups will today (Wednesday) be bolstered by new equipment worth more than $100,000. Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford will […]

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Western Australia’s Fallen Firefighters Remembered At May 2018 Memorial Service

Western Australia’s Fallen Firefighters Remembered At May 2018 Memorial Service

08 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Fran Logan Remembering Western Australia’s Fallen Firefighters Victor P Taffa International Firefighters’ Day recognised the sacrifice of firefighters who lost their lives protecting the community Memorial service was at the Firefighters’ Grove in Kings Park Service also acknowledged the invaluable service of currently serving firefighters Western Australia’s firefighters who […]

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Local Govt To Benefit Under $15 Million Mitigation Activity Fund

Local Govt To Benefit Under $15 Million Mitigation Activity Fund

08 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Fran Logan Funding Open For Bushfire Mitigation Treatment Activities Victor P Taffa Second round of funding now open under $15 Million Mitigation Activity Fund 17 regional local governments are eligible to apply Bushfire mitigation treatment activities currently underway from first funding round Up to 17 regional local governments with […]

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Work On Townsville’s New Disaster Coordination Centre Inspected By Minister

Work On Townsville’s New Disaster Coordination Centre Inspected By Minister

07 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Minister Inspects Work On Townsville’s New Disaster Coordination Centre Victor P Taffa Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford inspected construction work on Townsville’s new $5.7 Million Local Disaster Coordination Centre (LDCC). Minister Crawford, who inspected the site with Mayor of Townsville Jenny Hill said the […]

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Minister And Commissioner Launches Operation Cool Burn

Minister And Commissioner Launches Operation Cool Burn

02 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Queensland Firefighters Spark A Shared Responsibility Across The State Victor P Taffa Cooler temperatures across the state are providing the perfect opportunity to start Queensland’s 2018 bushfire mitigation program, Operation Cool Burn. Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford who launched the multi-agency initiative today (Wednesday) […]

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St. Florian’s Day Awards 2018 Announced By Minister

St. Florian’s Day Awards 2018 Announced By Minister

30 April 2018

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant Bravery And Dedication Hallmarks Of Fire & Rescue NSW St. Florian’s Day Awards Victor P Taffa Firefighters who assisted a man seriously injured by an explosion and a community member who rescued a man from a burning vehicle have been recognised at the Fire & Rescue […]

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Andrews Govt To Build Ararat A New Fire Station

Andrews Govt To Build Ararat A New Fire Station

14 March 2018

Victoria Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino New Fire Station For Ararat Victor P Taffa A new fire station will be built in Ararat thanks to the Andrews Government, delivering a major boost to one of the state’s oldest brigades. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino visited Ararat today to announce the state-of-the-art station will […]

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