Queensland State Emergency Service

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Visit the Sate Emergency Services web site at http://www.emergency.qld.gov.au/ses/ The State Emergency Service (SES) forms a part of the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. QFES is the primary provider of fire and emergency services in Queensland. State Government and Local Government maintain an important partnership in assisting SES volunteers to provide a valuable volunteer emergency service to their local communities. The SES is a volunteer organisation and is designed to help Queensland communities in times of emergency and disaster. Each year the SES receives thousands of calls for assistance. SES volunteers care about their communities and are not paid for the great work that they do. QFES provides support to Queensland SES Units, Groups and members through the provision of the following services:

  • Volunteer Management
  • Operations Doctrine
  • Resource and Asset Management
  • Education and Training
  • Communications
  • Psychological wellbeing and
  • Public Awareness and Public Relations

To visit the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service website please “click” on the below link: https://www.fire.qld.gov.au/ Maintained by a unique mix of over 35,000 Rural Fire Service Queensland volunteers, 6000 State Emergency Service volunteers, approximately 2,200 permanent firefighters, more than 2000 auxiliary firefighters and supported by non-operational administrative support staff, QFES responds to:

  • Structural, landscape and vehicle fire;
  • Road crash rescue;
  • Swift water and water rescue;
  • Storm and natural disaster;
  • Building fire safety;
  • Hazardous condition incidents;
  • Land, marine, air and urban search and rescue;
  • Crime scene, missing person and forensic searches;
  • Animal disease outbreaks; and
  • Communications.

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