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The Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) has developed a three-year plan to build disaster resilience in Victorian communities. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino today launched the VICSES Community Resilience Strategy at the Warrnambool SES headquarters.

We are pleased to commend the VICSES Community Resilience Strategy to all volunteers and staff. The Strategy will be officially launched in the coming week - further details will be provided when finalised!

An impressive total of 1,435 years of state and national service was recently awarded to 74 Benalla Unit members – well done team!

The Corangamite Shire’s decision to cut SES funding by 50 per cent from $53,400 to $26,700 in its 2016-17 Budget will leave local units dipping into their own pockets until a longer-term solution is found.

Members of the joint CFA and SES Technical Rescue Team put their skills to the test on the Queen’s Birthday by participating in a high angle rescue demonstration as a part of the Ambulance Victoria Safety and Survival course, held in the Cathedral Range State Park, in the state’s North East.

VICSES releases study into impacts and response to Severe Weather in Victoria

Benalla SES Unit members recently celebrated a major achievement for their Unit Controller Colin Croxford.

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