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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.

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

To showcase the Victoria State Emergency Service, a number of events and campaigns are shared across the year. To view all our latest campaigns, visit our campaigns page

Latest News

"VICSES couldn’t be more proud of its volunteers as they qualify to perform this lifesaving work."
"There's never been a better time to learn about the challenges in your region."
"VICSES operates a fleet of more than 80 rescue boats statewide."
"This new, purpose-built facility reflects VICSES' dedication to the local community."
"Greg Leach has championed reform and provided exceptional leadership across multiple emergency services."
"When we arrived at Warrnambool, there were still 220 calls waiting to be answered."
“The pager goes off and whoever is available will go.”
"You’re out helping other people, and having a bit of an adventure with your friends."
"The pager started going off at 7:30am, and didn’t stop until 5:00pm that evening."