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Media representatives can contact the VICSES Media Line on 1300 783 933 between the hours of 6am and 10pm, seven days a week.

During large-scale emergencies, the VICSES Media Line will be available 24 hours. You can also contact the VICSES media team via email at
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Latest News

Published 23/07/2021
"Now is the time to prepare."
Published 22/07/2021
"Their dedication and commitment speaks for itself."
Published 15/07/2021
VICSES Member Tim Isherwood honoured at Hawks home game
Published 15/07/2021
VICSES is aware that Victorians have received phone calls asking for donations on behalf of VICSES for a calendar. It's important to note that VICSES does not seek donations via phone.
VICSES volunteers chatting with a community member in front of a VICSES vehicle
Published 02/07/2021
Without the support of their employers, our volunteers would not be able to do what they do.
SES Emerald volunteers visiting Upwey Primary School
Published 25/06/2021
In emergency management, it’s more important than ever to work together.
VICSES volunteers working with other agencies.
Published 23/06/2021
The site was 10 years old, so we built a new one.
Published 22/06/2021
The Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) has had the busiest week in the history of the service, with over 9,000 requests for assistance across the state as VICSES responded to wild weather and riverine flooding, which caused significant damage.
Storm damage
Published 22/06/2021
It has been a historic week for the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES), with over 9,300 requests for assistance across the state with almost three-quarters of those requests from Central, North East and East regions.
VICSES storm response
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