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The State of New South Wales, acting through NSW State Emergency Service, supports and encourages the reuse of its publicly funded information, and endorses the use of the Australian Governments Open Access and Licensing Framework (AusGOAL).
All NSW Rural Fire Service material on this website is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence, except as noted below.
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The NSW State Emergency Service accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any material contained herein and recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its uses.
You must not assume that this website is error-free or that it will be suitable for the particular purpose that you had in mind when using it.
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Response times to calls for assistance vary according to the volume of calls received, the number of volunteers available and the length of time requests for assistance ahead of you take to complete. While the NSW SES endeavours to assist community members in the shortest possible time, extended delays in responding may occur. Thank you for your patience.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency call 000 immediately.
Did you know up to a third of storm and heavy rain related requests we receive are preventable? Help reduce unnecessary calls by cleaning gutters and downpipes, securing or putting away loose items from yards and balconies, trimming back overhanging branches and ensuring your roof is in good repair.
National Relay Service
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment:
- Contact us through the National Relay Service
- Give the NSW State Emergency Service number you want to call.
For more information, visit: http://www.relayservice.gov.au
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