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Latest News

"Victorians are reminded to connect with official sources of emergency information."
This week, parts of Victoria are likely to experience heavy rainfall with potential flooding impacts.  There are many things that you can do to ensure you’re flood ready, including sandbagging. 
"Being able to talk to someone helps to retain women in the service who otherwise might have left.”
"VICSES volunteers are reminding Victorians to prepare now."
Do not overestimate the capability of your vehicle.
VICSES invites community members to attend one of many Get Flood Ready Community Information Sessions this week.
Volunteers from our VICSES Wyndham and Wyndham West Units worked together with Victoria Police during a simulated exercise scenario called exercise Walkaway.
Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) has begun preparations for the risk of floods and severe storms this high-risk weather season and Victorians are being urged to start actively preparing too.
A brand new home for the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Chiltern Unit was officially unveiled today, at its new location.