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2015 National Disaster Rescue Challenge

The ACT State Emergency Service will be hosting the 2015 National Disaster Rescue Challenge (NDRC) from Friday, 4 September 2015 to Sunday, 6 September 2015 inclusive. The NDRC is the premier national competition for State/Territory Emergency Services (S/TES). This will be the first time since 2001 that the NDRC has been held in Canberra. The… Read more »

Update – 18 calls for help following wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has received a total of 18 calls for help since 7am yesterday following the wet weather. ACTSES volunteers and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to leaking roofs across a widespread area of the ACT with minor damage reported. With the potential for the wet weather to continue, the… Read more »

10 calls for help following wet weather

The ACT State Emergency Service has received a total of 10 calls for help since 7am today following the wet weather. ACTSES volunteers and ACT Fire & Rescue have responded to leaking roofs across a widespread area of the ACT with minor damage reported. Residents who require storm or flood assistance can call the ACTSES… Read more »

12 calls for help due to windy weather

ACT Fire & Rescue has attended to 12 jobs today due to the windy weather. Most jobs have been related to trees and branches across roads and pathways with the wind also causing some minor damage to roofing on some homes. Calls have been widespread across Canberra’s suburbs. ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) volunteers are… Read more »