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Latest News

"A rainbow-adorned heavy rescue truck delighted the crowd by tooting its siren in a call-and-response with the volunteers."
"To receive such an award is a tribute from the people of Australia, to those who dedicate their lives to service."
"Victorian personnel will travel to Perth, Broome, and Fitzroy Crossing tomorrow to support communities."
"This latest summer storm is a reminder that early preparation is the best defence."
"VICSES volunteers set up an Incident Control Point to triage calls and manage resources on the ground."
"The new tools can even be used underwater."
"The lost man had last been sighted in the area Sunday lunchtime."
"Volunteer crews climbed the trail terrain for over an hour to reach the patient."
"Management of the Murray River flood event concluded at 8pm on Monday night."