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"The VICSES volunteers were able to rescue all the trapped persons, but it could so easily have been a different story."
"We are grateful to them for their self-sacrifice and dedication; their reward today is very well-deserved.”
VICSES Knox Unit volunteers joined partner agencies as the vehicle leaned dangerously with the driver still inside.
"Larger tsunami waves are no longer a threat, but small and unusual waves may still be expected."
"If you do lose your way and have called for help, stay where you are."
"Our volunteers are part of what makes Victoria such a special place to live."
"From all of our amazing VICSES volunteers and staff, we wish you a happy, peaceful and safe New Year."
“I can’t thank VICSES enough; the volunteers at VICSES Bendigo were such a wonderful group of people."
“We had people at risk. We had an opportunity to make a difference, and we did make a difference.”
"The landslide was reported at two points of the road, blocking access to the road’s only entry and exit points."
"As catchments in Gippsland are already wet, major flooding is likely for Bemm, Cann, Genoa and Snowy Rivers."
“Our local volunteers are there, on the ground, for people when they need it most."
"Please ensure you remain vigilant, and stay away from large trees as they can fall without warning."
"This is the second year in a row La Niña has been declared, but what does that mean?"
“Before VICSES I was afraid of heights but after the last two years, I’ve got used to it.”
"Catching up with past members and celebrating this purpose-built facility, was perhaps the best part of the day."
"Volunteers deserve contemporary facilities and equipment to do their jobs safely and effectively.”
"It’s important to understand that waterways may be different to what you experienced in previous years.”