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Adelaide Now
Windiest July in 30 years, and more comingusually happened later in spring — coupled with strong winds had seen a large a
Windiest July in 30 years, and more coming
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 hours ago
usually happened later in spring — coupled with strong winds had seen a large amount of fallen trees this winter. The State Emergency Service had received 5300 calls for assistance for fallen trees and structural damage since May. “I don’t... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Thanking the unsung heroesTaylor started with the Volunteer Rescue Association maritime unit in the Shoal
Thanking the unsung heroes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 hours ago
Taylor started with the Volunteer Rescue Association maritime unit in the Shoalhaven 1998 after serving as a doctor for the State Emergency Service in Rockhampton. He specialised in cliff rescue and became a qualified rescue vessel trainer. When... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
More stormy weather expected for Victoriabe as high as 110kph. A similar front crossed the state on Monday afternoon, p
More stormy weather expected for Victoria
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 hours ago
be as high as 110kph. A similar front crossed the state on Monday afternoon, prompting more than 300 calls for help to the State Emergency Service. At Wilsons Promontory, there was a wind gust of 130kph on Monday and at St Kilda one gust was... Read more
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Manning River Times
Search continues for missing horse trainerexpanding on Tuesday amid unconfirmed sightings of the 44-year-old. Mounted po
Search continues for missing horse trainer
Manning River Times / Posted 20 hours ago
expanding on Tuesday amid unconfirmed sightings of the 44-year-old. Mounted police have joined officers on trail bikes, State Emergency Service crews and a police helicopter to comb an area near where her horse trailer was discovered at... Read more
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WA Today
'Blizzard-like' conditions expected across areas of southeastern NSW; strong winds to hit SydneyService has warned that Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Thredbo may be affe
'Blizzard-like' conditions expected across areas of southeastern NSW; strong winds to hit Sydney
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Service has warned that Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Thredbo may be affected by strong and damaging winds. The State Emergency Service has directed residents in the ACT and Snowy Mountains to move their vehicles under cover and secure... Read more
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The Border Mail
Strong winds and rain set to blast the stateshould leave a greater distance between vehicles, be alert for hard-to-see road
Strong winds and rain set to blast the state
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
should leave a greater distance between vehicles, be alert for hard-to-see road users and to pull over in heavy rain. The State Emergency Service has advised residents to move vehicles under cover or away from trees, secure or store loose itemsand... Read more
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The Courier
Strong winds and rain set to blast the stateshould leave a greater distance between vehicles, be alert for hard-to-see road
Strong winds and rain set to blast the state
The Courier / Posted yesterday
should leave a greater distance between vehicles, be alert for hard-to-see road users and to pull over in heavy rain. The State Emergency Service has advised residents to move vehicles under cover or away from trees, secure or store loose itemsand... Read more
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Canberra Times
Severe weather warning for parts of ACT and Snowy MountainsParks Service of NSW recommended motorists consider postponing back country tra
Severe weather warning for parts of ACT and Snowy Mountains
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Parks Service of NSW recommended motorists consider postponing back country travel until conditions improved. The NSW State Emergency Service advised residents and visitors to move their vehicles undercover or away from trees, secure loose... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wild weather hits Qld, NSWspokeswoman said it appeared a truck had jack-knifed, colliding with a van on t
Wild weather hits Qld, NSW
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
spokeswoman said it appeared a truck had jack-knifed, colliding with a van on the Warrego Highway near Ipswich about 8am. State Emergency Service volunteers have rescued five people from a car trapped in floodwaters near Murwillumbah in north-east... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Blizzard-like' conditions expected across areas of southeastern NSW; strong winds to hit SydneyService has warned that Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Thredbo may be affe
'Blizzard-like' conditions expected across areas of southeastern NSW; strong winds to hit Sydney
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Service has warned that Perisher Valley, Charlotte Pass and Thredbo may be affected by strong and damaging winds. The State Emergency Service has directed residents in the ACT and Snowy Mountains to move their vehicles under cover and secure... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Flood: long road backshy of ‘normal’ levels – by 3pm on Monday. The river had also fallen below the
Flood: long road back
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
shy of ‘normal’ levels – by 3pm on Monday. The river had also fallen below the minor flood level at Warren, where NSW State Emergency Service (SES) Macquarie region volunteers had been deployed to help cope with the 8.9 metre peak. But... Read more
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Western Advocate
Floods are no place for vehiclesswept downstream, the other two stayed in the ute. What resulted was a multi-s
Floods are no place for vehicles
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
swept downstream, the other two stayed in the ute. What resulted was a multi-service response including NSW Police Rescue, State Emergency Service (SES), Ambulance Service of NSW and the Sydney-based rescue helicopter. “They were attempting their... Read more
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The Age
Melbourne Weather: Hang on: Strong winds, rain set to blast the statefor winds of up to 100km/h, and possible hail and thunder set to blast the city
Melbourne Weather: Hang on: Strong winds, rain set to blast the state
The Age / Posted yesterday
for winds of up to 100km/h, and possible hail and thunder set to blast the city and the state on Monday afternoon. The State Emergency Service has advised the public to move vehicles under cover or away from trees, secure or store loose items... Read more
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Babyology
Can you help find five-year-old Jocelyn? Police issue Amber Alert as desperate search continuesa ladybug emblem on the front and dark blue denim shorts. The youngster is beli
Can you help find five-year-old Jocelyn? Police issue Amber Alert as desperate search continues
Babyology / Posted yesterday
a ladybug emblem on the front and dark blue denim shorts. The youngster is believed to have bare feet. Some 160 Police and State Emergency Service officers are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
New warning as more rough weather approachesKangaroo Island and Cape Jervis. It will make a decision on the day’s remainin
New warning as more rough weather approaches
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Kangaroo Island and Cape Jervis. It will make a decision on the day’s remaining services by 12.30pm on Monday. The State Emergency Service advises people should move vehicles undercover and away from trees, secure loose items and stay... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Amber alert: Where is Jocelyn?at about 7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl
Amber alert: Where is Jocelyn?
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
at about 7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl known as ‘Jocelyn’. About 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo region floodsflowing down from the Bell River, which peaked around 6.3m at Wellington on Thu
Dubbo region floods
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
flowing down from the Bell River, which peaked around 6.3m at Wellington on Thursday morning – never eventuated, and NSW State Emergency Service Macquarie region controller David Monk said the danger has passed. “Yeah pretty much. The predicted... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Dubbo region floodsflowing down from the Bell River, which peaked around 6.3m at Wellington on Thu
Dubbo region floods
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
flowing down from the Bell River, which peaked around 6.3m at Wellington on Thursday morning – never eventuated, and NSW State Emergency Service Macquarie region controller David Monk said the danger has passed. “Yeah pretty much. The predicted... Read more
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News.com.au
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missingat about 7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missing
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
at about 7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl known as ‘Jocelyn’. About 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missingat about 7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl
Amber alert: Girl, 5, still missing
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
at about 7pm. Police have this morning expanded their search area for the girl known as ‘Jocelyn’. About 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
More severe weather due to hit Adelaidepossibly the winds a little bit stronger," she said. "That'll be coming throug
More severe weather due to hit Adelaide
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
possibly the winds a little bit stronger," she said. "That'll be coming through this afternoon, probably about 2:30pm." State Emergency Service duty officer Robert Charlton said storm damage over the weekend had continued a busy few weeks for... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Search for missing Queensland girlA major search is continuing for a five-year-old girl who ran away from her fat
Search for missing Queensland girl
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
A major search is continuing for a five-year-old girl who ran away from her father's Gold Coast home. About 150 police, State Emergency Service personnel and volunteers have been scouring the area around Nerang for the child since last night without... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Man charged with murder323 hours of their time over the week for 59 storm jobs, seven flood-related in
Man charged with murder
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
323 hours of their time over the week for 59 storm jobs, seven flood-related incidents and two flood rescues. Bathurst's State Emergency Service volunteers have received 66 calls for help in the last seven days due to wild weather impacting the... Read more
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The Young Witness
THE DAILY BUZZ | Man charged with murder323 hours of their time over the week for 59 storm jobs, seven flood-related in
THE DAILY BUZZ | Man charged with murder
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
323 hours of their time over the week for 59 storm jobs, seven flood-related incidents and two flood rescues. Bathurst's State Emergency Service volunteers have received 66 calls for help in the last seven days due to wild weather impacting the... Read more
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Western Advocate
Man charged with murder323 hours of their time over the week for 59 storm jobs, seven flood-related in
Man charged with murder
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
323 hours of their time over the week for 59 storm jobs, seven flood-related incidents and two flood rescues. Bathurst's State Emergency Service volunteers have received 66 calls for help in the last seven days due to wild weather impacting the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Mid North Coast Magic: your week in photosof Shane Chalker Photography. Hastings Old Holdens Car Club have made a specia
Mid North Coast Magic: your week in photos
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
of Shane Chalker Photography. Hastings Old Holdens Car Club have made a special donation in support of the Port Macquarie State Emergency Service. Michael Ward, Mick Brownlow, Sereena Amos, Amanda Forest, Frankie J, Kathy Gordon, Katrina Hitch and... Read more
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Northern Star
Massive search as five-old girl vanishesRoad, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. A
Massive search as five-old girl vanishes
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
Road, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. Approximately 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Massive search as five-old girl vanishesRoad, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. A
Massive search as five-old girl vanishes
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Road, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. Approximately 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Massive search as five-old girl vanishesRoad, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. A
Massive search as five-old girl vanishes
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Road, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. Approximately 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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Queensland Times
Massive search as five-old girl vanishesRoad, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. A
Massive search as five-old girl vanishes
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
Road, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. Approximately 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Massive search as five-old girl vanishesRoad, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. A
Massive search as five-old girl vanishes
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Road, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. Approximately 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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News Mail
Massive search as five-old girl vanishesRoad, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. A
Massive search as five-old girl vanishes
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Road, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. Approximately 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Massive search as five-old girl vanishesRoad, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. A
Massive search as five-old girl vanishes
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
Road, Gooding Drive, Mudgeeraba Road, Worongary-Advancetown-Mudgeeraba Road. Approximately 160 Police and State Emergency Service personnel are currently involved in the search, including members of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol,... Read more
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Manning River Times
First responder accoladesofficer of the year for NSW Rural Fire Service. And Danielle Osborne, of Lightn
First responder accolades
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
officer of the year for NSW Rural Fire Service. And Danielle Osborne, of Lightning Ridge, picked up the title for the NSW State Emergency Service. The event that started with a pilot program run by Illawarra clubs six years ago has now been... Read more
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Western Advocate
Flood rescue underway north of Bathursta car in the water with two passengers who are ok, but they just couldn’t get o
Flood rescue underway north of Bathurst
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
a car in the water with two passengers who are ok, but they just couldn’t get out [of the vehicle],” she said. Multiple emergency service personnel are on scene including the Police Rescue, paramedics, State Emergency Service and a rescue helicopt... Read more
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Western Advocate
SES’ week of storms and floodsBathurst's State Emergency Service volunteers have had one busy week thanks to
SES’ week of storms and floods
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Bathurst's State Emergency Service volunteers have had one busy week thanks to wild weather. IN just seven days, Bathurst’s State Emergency Service (SES) unit received 66 calls for help as floods and storms impacted on the city. Volunteers gave 323... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Winners named in Rotary NSW Emergency Services awardsofficer of the year for NSW Rural Fire Service and Danielle Osborne, of Lightni
Winners named in Rotary NSW Emergency Services awards
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
officer of the year for NSW Rural Fire Service and Danielle Osborne, of Lightning Ridge, picked up the title for the NSW State Emergency Service. The event that started with a pilot program run by Illawarra six years ago and has now been... Read more
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Western Advocate
Superb SES volunteersParade takes a lighter look at Bathurst and beyond. SNAPSHOT: Bathurst's State
Superb SES volunteers
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Parade takes a lighter look at Bathurst and beyond. SNAPSHOT: Bathurst's State Emergency Service volunteers contributed a staggering 323 hours of their time at 66 emergency call outs last week. WHAT a wild week of weather we have had in Bathurst... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
First responder accoladesofficer of the year for NSW Rural Fire Service and Danielle Osborne, of Lightni
First responder accolades
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
officer of the year for NSW Rural Fire Service and Danielle Osborne, of Lightning Ridge, picked up the title for the NSW State Emergency Service. The event that started with a pilot program run by Illawarra six years ago and has now been... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Another wild and windy dayin the afternoon in some areas, including Adelaide. A gust to 91 km/h was reco
Another wild and windy day
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
in the afternoon in some areas, including Adelaide. A gust to 91 km/h was recorded at Coles Point this morning. The State Emergency Service advises that people should: * Move vehicles under cover or away from trees; * Secure or put away... Read more
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Western Advocate
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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Manning River Times
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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The North West Star
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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The Border Mail
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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The Courier
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless servicerecognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW
Rotary NSW celebrates selfless service
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
recognised in a combined awards program (Fire and Rescue NSW, Marine Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance, NSW Rural Fire Service, NSW State Emergency Service and NSW Volunteer Rescue Association). District Governor of Rotary District 9675 Stephen Humphreys... Read more
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