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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.


Watch the media highlights from 2021: VICSES 2021 - A year in review.

During large-scale emergencies, the VICSES Media Line will be available 24 hours. You can also contact the VICSES media team via email at media@ses.vic.gov.au.

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"Each search requires around thirty-two hours of volunteer time for each rescue."
"John knew that the unit needed to better reflect changes in society to get the right people."
"They will challenge their command, medical, extrication, and technical abilities."
Congratulations to our newest Emergency Service Medal (ESM) recipients, Jo Hunter and Kylie Trott.
Female volunteer Jo Hunter faces camera in orange SES uniform with an SES truck in the background
"Our relationships, made and tested by events, save lives."
"The new design contributes to a safer and more operationally efficient facility for the volunteers."
Now, our RCR volunteers only need three pieces of equipment: a cutter, a spreader, and a combi-tool.
“I am so proud to wear this uniform and to be a part of the orange family."
"38 VICSES volunteers will have the opportunity to take to the field at the MCG."