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Special Delivery for ACT Schools!

Yesterday, the ACT Emergency Services Agency worked with ACT Education to facilitate the delivery of 360 laptop computers to primary schools so students can continue to learn while at home.

2019-20 ACT Bushfire Season ends 31 March 2020

Following a challenging season of unprecedented conditions the ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) will officially end the 2019-20 ACT bushfire season today, 31 March 2020.

Smell of smoke - Griffith

ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) are on scene at Franklin Street, Griffith following reports of a burning smell inside the vacant Capitol Cinema. 

ESA adapts to COVID-19

ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) is prepared to continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and has put measures in place to further protect first responders and the Canberra community.


ACT Fire & Rescue (ACTF&R) and ACT Police are in attendance at a top floor apartment fire in Howie Court, Belconnen. 

Firefighting operations are underway.