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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.

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"The videos will enable VICSES to use a geotargeted approach."
"Volunteers attended more call-outs than ever despite most Victorians being in lockdown."
"VICSES volunteers worked with Andrew “Chubby” Chalmers to better assist paramedics."
"We all had a job and we all knew what we were doing."
"A fantastic effort by all involved in this multi-agency event."
"A car collided with a fire hydrant, before colliding with a building, resulting in its structural collapse."
"Our volunteers will be using the technology in their community engagement programs."
This week the Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) was recognised as part of the 2021 Victorian Resilient Australia Awards, announced as the winners across two award categories including Government and Photography.
It is a dark and rainy night. Two VICSES volunteers dressed in orange and safety harnesses are undertaking Safe Working from Heights training.
Between volunteering with VICSES and working as a full-time primary school teacher, life’s pretty busy for Monash Unit Officer...
David, wearing a blue shirt and glasses, standing on the Crown Riverwalk in Melbourne, arms crossed and smiling, blue sky, in front of a big picture of himself dressed in his orange VICSES volunteer uniform.