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Sydney Hailstorm 15th Anniversary

Today marks 15 years since the Sydney Hailstorm of 1999, which remains the costliest insured disaster in Australian history.... » more

Minister for Emergency Services visits NSW SES State Headquarters

The Minister for Emergency Services has paid a visit today to the NSW SES State Headquarters in Wollongong.... » more

Severe Weather for South Coast later Friday and into Saturday

Gale force winds and heavy rain are expected to develop on the South Coast later today. The SES asks residents to be prepared.... » more

Meet our Youth Week volunteer Rachael Cunneen

To celebrate Youth Week, we have profiled one of the many SES young volunteers within the NSW SES.... » more

The NSW SES has now adopted Twitter Alerts

To subscribe to important NSW SES notifications you can do directly to the NSW SES setup page, click here to find out more...... » more

Cancellation of current weather warnings

The Severe Weather Warning and Severe Thunderstorm Warning have both been cancelled early this morning, though forecasted moderate rain is still anticipated.... » more

Storms and rain for inland and south east NSW.

The NSW SES Is asking people in affected areas to prepare ahead of expected severe weather in coming days.... » more

Heavy rain to affect southern and inland NSW.

Heavy rain is forecast for the South Coast, the Snowy Mountains Ranges and the Northern and Central Inland NSW regions over next few days. The NSW SES is well prepared and asking the community in affected areas to get ready.... » more

NSW SES Volunteers clock up 90,000 hours in storm season

As the official storm season draws to a close today, statistics are being tallied showing that NSW SES volunteers spent over 90,000 hours responding to storm jobs across the state.... » more

Severe storms affect western Sydney.

The NSW SES continues to respond after severe storms in the Southern Highlands, western Sydney and Blue Mountains.... » more

Flood Update Friday Afternoon

Weather conditions are easing in north east NSW, however flooding is still occuring on several river systems.... » more

Flood Warnings for North East NSW

Flood Warnings have been issued this morning for parts of North East NSW... » more

Flood Watch for Gwydir and Upper Macintyre River Valleys

The Bureau has issued a Flood Watch for Gwydir and Upper Macintyre River Valleys at 10:24am on Thursday 27 March 2014... » more

Severe Weather Update Tuesday Afternoon

The NSW SES has now responded to over 700 calls for emergency help from the public following torrential rain and flash flooding yesterday. Further rain is forecast in coming days.... » more

Illawarra and South Coast Weather Update

The NSW SES has now received over 144 emergency calls for help since 10pm last night.... » more

Severe Weather Update

The NSW SES has now received over 310 calls for emergency help following a day of torrential rain and flash flooding across Sydney and the Illawarra.... » more

Heavy Rain Causes Flash Flooding in Sydney

The NSW SES has responded to over 160 calls for help and undertaken two flood rescues as heavy rain hits Sydney.... » more

Be Prepared for Heavy Rain in Eastern NSW this Week

The NSW SES is asking people to be prepared following Bureau of Meteorology advice that heavy rain is likely to affect eastern areas of NSW this week. A severe weather warning has been issued.... » more

Seniors Week 2014

Seniors Week is being celebrated across New South Wales from 15 March – 23 March 2014. The week celebrates the over 60s community with many local events being hosted throughout the State.... » more

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Interested in developing your leadership skills?

Then register for the Disaster Resilience Leadership Project...

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Sydney Hailstorm 15th Anniversary

Today marks 15 years since the Sydney Hailstorm of 1999, which remains the costliest insured disaster in Australian history....

Read more

Minister for Emergency Services visits NSW SES State Headquarters

The Minister for Emergency Services has paid a visit today to the NSW SES State Headquarters in Wollongong....

Read more


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