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ACT State Emergency Service

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Units

There are seven SES Units across the ACT. Their locations are shown below.

Majura Unit

Majura SES Unit

Holtze Close, Hackett
http://g.co/maps/7y27u

The functions of the Majura Unit are:

  • Storm Response
  • Support to land searches
  • Logistical support for operations and community events
  • Flood Boat rescue for operations and community events

Gungahlin Unit

Gungahlin SES UnitCnr Anthony Rolfe Ave & Gozzard St, Gungahlin
http://g.co/maps/rxpcv

The functions of the Gungahlin Unit are:

  • Storm Response
  • Support to land searches
  • Logistical Support for operations and community events

Belconnen Unit

Belconnen SES Unit4 Egan Court, Belconnen
http://g.co/maps/k8p35

The functions of the Belconnen Unit are:

  • Storm Response
  • Support to land searches
  • Logistical Support
  • Crew the Lighting Tower for operations and community events

Woden Unit

Woden SES Unit54 Parramatta Street, Phillip
http://g.co/maps/m4vr4

The functions of the Woden Unit are:

  • Storm Response
  • Support to land searches
  • Logistical Support for operations and community events
  • Crew the Medical Support Trailer
  • Crew the Lighting Tower for operations and community events

Rivers Unit

Rivers SES UnitCotter Rd, Stromlo

The functions of the Rivers Unit are:

  • Storm Response
  • Support to land searches
  • Logistical Support for operations and community events

For more information see the Rivers ACT SES Unit website.

 

Tuggeranong Unit

Tuggeranong SES Unit500 Sulwood Drive, Kambah
http://goo.gl/maps/J4AMt

The Tuggeranong Unit is our most southern Unit.  The functions of the Tuggeranong Unit are:

  • Storm Response
  • Support to land searches
  • Logistical Support for operations and community events
  • Flood Boat rescue for operations and community events

Pialligo Unit

Pialligo SES Unit17 Amberley Avenue, Fairbairn
http://g.co/maps/brt3r

The functions of the Pialligo Unit are:

  • Communications support including operating the Forward Communications Unit (FCU)
  • Assist the Incident Management Team (IMT)
  • Maintain TRN radios ready for operational use by the Services of the ESA
  • Logistical Support for operations and community events

Community Education Team

The ACTSES has recently established a Community Education Team. The team is responsible for developing educational material and to delivering community education presentations and discussions to the ACT community on behalf of the ACTSES. Such presentations may be made to special interest groups, schools and college students, members of the various Community Councils, and other groups as identified.

The Community Education Team also attend displays at shopping centres, employment fairs, festivals and fetes, and at other places identified as an opportunity to educate the community about any aspect of ACTSES business. The Community Education Team is aligned with the Pialligo Unit.

This page was last modified on April 26th, 2013

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