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Firies put automatic sprinklers to the test

29th April 2019
Builders will be required to install automatic sprinkler systems in all new residential apartment buildings above three storeys to protect lives and property following improvements to the National Construction Code. The...

NSW welcomes 16 new firefighters

15th April 2019
NSW has welcomed 16 new firefighters in a graduation ceremony that marked the beginning of a new era for Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW). The state’s newest firefighters, who include a...

World class new Fire Protection Training Academy announced

12th April 2019
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) will collaborate in the development of a new state-of-the-art training centre for emergency services and the fire protection...

Bulli firefighters celebrate a century of service

15th March 2019
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Commissioner, Paul Baxter joined local firefighters and community leaders today to celebrate the centenary of Bulli Fire Brigade. Unveiling a plaque at the fire station, Commissioner...

Armidale heats up for Firefighter Championships

15th March 2019
Armidale firefighters will pit their skills against the state’s best when they host the Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Regional Firefighter Championship at Jack Valance Oval this weekend. Retained firefighters from...

Multi agency diploma key to NSW emergency services collaboration and innovation

5th March 2019
The first class to complete a Multi-Agency Diploma of Leadership and Management has graduated today during a ceremony at the Fire and Rescue NSW Emergency Services Academy in Orchard Hills. A...

NSW Caretaker Period has commenced

1st March 2019
The caretaker period for the NSW Election commenced on 1 March 2019. Accordingly, no ministerial press releases or related information issued by the Government from 1 March 2019 will be available...

Footballers and firies team up to boost health and welfare

28th February 2019
Firefighters will have more health and wellbeing services at their fingertips thanks to a new partnership with one of the state’s premier rugby league clubs, Minister for Emergency Services Troy...

Gladesville fire investigator recognised in Australia Day Honours

26th January 2019
A Gladesville firefighter’s 24-year commitment to community safety and investigating the cause and origin of fires has been recognised in today’s Australia Day Honours. ...

Bingara fire captain named in Australia Day Honours

26th January 2019
A fire captain’s 45-year commitment to protecting people and mentoring firefighters in the Bingara area has been recognised in today’s Australia Day Honours. Captain John Gill has been awarded the Australian...