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Latest News

"Sandbags won’t stop floodwater completely but can reduce the water entering your property."
Sand bags
"A great achievement Rob; time to put your feet up."
"Lisa’s service to communities in southwest Victoria through the pandemic was invaluable."
"When we compared our top 10 hotspots, we found six were the same location."
"Being a first responder is not for everyone, and that’s why our members also take on roles in finance, wellbeing, and community education."
"If you’re heading away, make sure you stop in and stretch your legs."
“We work as one, not just here in Victoria but across our nation.”
"VICSES Mildura Unit members can respond to two road crash rescue incidents at the same time."
"VICSES has seen an overall rise in calls for help resulting from earthquake activity, over the last five years."