YVOTY Spotlight

NSW SES Young Volunteer of the Year

NSW SES Newcastle volunteer, Shaun Farmer was honoured as the NSW SES Young Volunteer of the Year

Andy Roberts Memorial Award

Andy Roberts Memorial Award

NSW SES Cadet Abbey Harvey was presented with the Andy Roberts Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement.

ARRO Spotlight Commissioner

ARRO Competition

Commissioner Adam Dent congratulated NSW SES team members who competed in the Australasian Rescue Challenge in Alice Springs


Compass Out Now

‚ÄčThe latest July edition of Compass is now available

FloodSafe 2015

Make the right decision

NSW SES volunteers have undertaken 235 flood rescues across NSW in the past six months.

Get Ready Spotlight

Get Ready

The severe weather event NSW experienced between April 10 and 22 saw significant winds and rainfall, were you prepared?

Kiama Volunteers


NSW SES volunteers come from all walks of life and there are many roles that an NSW SES volunteer can participate in, regardless of age, gender or ability.


How you can prepare and stay safe in:

FloodFlood StormStorm TsunamiTsunami Emergency PlansEmergency Plans

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Community events See all

  • Strathfield Spring Festival: Strathfield Park, Homebush Road, Strathfield

    Participants will aim to raise awareness of the Strathfield NSW SES unit in the community, as well as, assist raise funds for the fit out of the new headquarters and equipment.

    Event Date: 6/09/2015 9:00:00 AM
  • Marrickville - The New NSW SES - Marrickville Unit Community Open Day: Sydenham Green

    Join us for the opening of our new facility at Sydenham Green. Come along and learn what we do in the community and stay for a BBQ lunch.

    Event Date: 6/09/2015 10:00:00 AM
  • Stormsafe Display: Bega Library

    Public awareness display during Stormsafe month

    Event Date: 7/09/2015 10:00:00 AM
  • BLU - Communicating in Recovery Workshop: Springwood HUB

    This training is for anyone who may manage information after an emergency and communicate with members of the public.  

    Event Date: 10/09/2015 9:00:00 AM
  • HVL - UNSW LGBT Week Workshop : University of NSW

    One of our new members (Ann Amelia) is transgender and quite a passionate advocate of their cause. She is also a Uni student. She is going talk about her experiences in the SES as transgender and bisexual woman in a discussion panel/talk as part of the University of New South Wales's Student representative Council's Queer (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT)) Week celebrations.

    Event Date: 10/09/2015 9:00:00 AM

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