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Latest News

EDIT - April Fools - Today VICSES unveiled a new-look high visibility uniform for all VICSES volunteers.
Two volunteers male and female wearing SES uniforms in hot pink with a check design
"Strong neighbourhoods are more likely to manage well in an emergency."
"It is critical that we reflect the communities we serve."
"The match is being held in support of regional communities."
"The highly-trained taskforce left today for Goonellabah, outside of Lismore."
"A downed tree at the Flemington racecourse caused a number of serious injuries."
"This year is particularly special, with volunteer Anita Lutz to receive the Stuart Taylor Award."
22 personnel have been deployed to New South Wales today to support the state’s current flood disaster.
"Our volunteers are highly skilled to help save lives and this equipment will help them greatly."