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"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.”
“It’s like a dance, because you’re using your hands to say what you want to say."
"It’s always a nice surprise when someone says they want to give you a hundred thousand bucks!”
"Leo’s courage and life of service represent the best of Victoria, and of our people at VICSES."
"This year, our annual Your Family, Our Family campaign has never meant more."
“Never enter floodwater. It takes only 15cm of floodwater for a small car to lose traction”.
“Years ago my family was involved in an accident and someone helped us. That’s why I do what I do."
"I think that most of us in the surge just want to be able to help when we can."
"VICSES was able to clear all remaining Requests For Assistance late yesterday."
“While men’s mental health should be looked at every day, Movember highlights it on an international scale.”
“Thank you to NSW SES for stepping up and providing additional support to the Victoria SES and to our communities.”
Of the calls we have received, 1,936 relate to downed trees and 422 to building damage.
“I’m still mystified by the bird in the wall cavity. Who knows how it got in there?"
"After the last two years, all these people who have signed on have been in limbo."
"A great effort and testamant to the skill and versatility of our VICSES volunteers.”