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"Our emergency responders work as one, in Victoria and across the nation."
"We want to be go-to agency for our diverse community, in times of emergency and disaster.”
"The changes ensure flood warnings reflect the expected impact of floods along rivers in East Gippsland."
“The 51-strong fleet is another tool for hardworking crews to help protect Victorians."
"A reflection on the significant contributions and service our volunteers, and staff, during 2023."
"It’s great to see our older vehicles being upcycled for this purpose."
"It’s important to always be prepared for the risk of summer storms."
"A Rapid Deployment Shelter can provide protection from the elements for up to 10 stretcher patients, or 20 seated patients."
With this summer expected to be hot and dry, heat poses the biggest risk this year to park visitors.