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"Sandbags won’t stop floodwater completely but can reduce the water entering your property."
"Lisa’s service to communities in southwest Victoria through the pandemic was invaluable."
"When we compared our top 10 hotspots, we found six were the same location."
"Being a first responder is not for everyone, and that’s why our members also take on roles in finance, wellbeing, and community education."
"If you’re heading away, make sure you stop in and stretch your legs."
“We work as one, not just here in Victoria but across our nation.”
"VICSES Mildura Unit members can respond to two road crash rescue incidents at the same time."
"VICSES has seen an overall rise in calls for help resulting from earthquake activity, over the last five years."
"Originally founded as the VICSES Altona Unit, it became Hobsons Bay Unit in 2013."
"VICSES couldn’t be more proud of its volunteers as they qualify to perform this lifesaving work."
"There's never been a better time to learn about the challenges in your region."
"VICSES operates a fleet of more than 80 rescue boats statewide."
"This new, purpose-built facility reflects VICSES' dedication to the local community."
"Greg Leach has championed reform and provided exceptional leadership across multiple emergency services."
"When we arrived at Warrnambool, there were still 220 calls waiting to be answered."
“The pager goes off and whoever is available will go.”
"You’re out helping other people, and having a bit of an adventure with your friends."
"The pager started going off at 7:30am, and didn’t stop until 5:00pm that evening."
“This new, fit for purpose, smart and modern facility is befitting of a professional emergency service."