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"It’s great to be a part of a community that bands together.”
Stephen was joined by Tanya Monro, Chief Defence Scientist from the Department of Defence to discuss “the behaviour you walk past”
“The situation was difficult."
"As for the whole family becoming volunteers, I guess it was case of if you can’t beat them, join them!"
L-R (back row) Tracey White, Jayden Cross, Samantha White, Rachael White, Vanessa White, Murray Cross | L-R (front row) Jenny Cross (as bunny) Anthony White and Storm the dog | photo taken Good Friday, 2021
The latest weather data shows parts of Victoria are forecast to have a wet spring.
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"We can mobilise a lot of people quickly, which helped Victoria Police to expedite the evacuation.”
"Our strength was in our communication, which was really good considering the type of area we were searching."
“Make sure you’ve got appropriate footwear and you know what you’re getting yourself into."
“I’m used to working nights," says VICSES volunteer Anthony Johnson.