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Tag: SES NSW

SES stalwart wins Volunteer of the Year

While the rain continued across the Hunter last week, Lake Macquarie SES volunteers, under the command of Christine Speer, worked day and night answering calls for assistance. The team of 70 attended 600...

Hunter SES: Stay home, stay safe, stay off the roads

Emergency services are continuing to urge Hunter residents to delay all non-essential travel as severe weather continues to batter the NSW Coast. The Hunter SES branch has performed more than 920 jobs,...

VIDEO: Batten down Hunter: Heavy rain, gale-force winds, hazardous surf expected

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is forecasting intense rain, possible life-threatening flooding and gusty conditions for the Mid North Coast and parts of the Hunter in the coming days. The focus of heavy...

Road closures, flooding: SES advises ‘stay home’

Hunter residents are being advised to stay at home unless it's vital, with heavy rain set to continue. The warning comes as NSW SES branches deal with several callouts for assistance following downpours...

Garry Luxton: My Favourite Things

Volunteering has been a big part of Garry’s life. He started volunteering with the SES in 1987 and has been involved with countless storms and natural disasters. These included the 1989 Newcastle...

Wet weather hits Newcastle and the Hunter

Residents across the Hunter are being urged to take care as wet weather is expected to continue over the coming days. The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast that heavy rainfall and damaging winds...

Tribute to emergency service volunteers

This weekend marks the annual Emergency Services Volunteer Memorial Service, honouring volunteers who have died while protecting their communities. Traditionally held at various venues across the state, this year's service will be streamed...