Agriculture Emergency Services | March 01, 2024

Support must flow for bushfire-affected businesses and farms

Member for Lowan and Deputy Leader of The Nationals Emma Kealy has urged the state government to immediately activate support grants for businesses and farms...

Emergency Services | November 27, 2023

Local emergency groups receive equipment funding

Ten CFA brigades and two VICSES units across western Victoria will receive funding under the latest round of the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP)....

Emergency Services | November 14, 2023

Risky start to bushfire season

Overgrown vegetation on roadsides and public land must be addressed as a matter of urgency as the bushfire season approaches. Deputy Leader of the Nationals...

Emergency Services | August 29, 2023

One-person police stations under threat

One-person police stations across Victoria are under threat, with a new proposal seeing police officers from one-person stations in small towns being forced to work...

Emergency Services | April 27, 2023

Gazette Fire Brigade 4WD tanker must be included in May budget

The upcoming Victorian Budget indicates that the Andrews Labor Government will attempt to hack and slash their way out of the fiscal hole they have...

Emergency Services | January 16, 2023

New heavy tankers for Dimboola and Halls Gap brigades

The Nationals Member for Lowan, Emma Kealy has congratulated the Dimboola and Halls Gap fire brigades for their strong advocacy which has seen both brigades...

Emergency Services | September 19, 2022

Labor’s roadside vegetation “solution” completely misses the mark

The Andrews Labor Government continues to ignore warnings from regional and rural communities concerned about fire risks from unmanaged roadside vegetation. The government today announced...

Emergency Services | February 16, 2022

Minister rejects disaster declaration request

Nationals Member for Lowan is angry that the Andrews Labor Government has rejected a request from West Wimmera Shire Council to declare the recent fires...

Emergency Services | November 10, 2021

Local emergency groups to receive equipment funding

Twenty-three CFA brigades and one SES unit across western Victoria will receive funding under the latest round of the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP)....

Emergency Services | December 02, 2020

New committee tasked with rebuilding our volunteer CFA

Community consultation will soon start on The Nationals’ plan to rebuild our CFA and strengthen the volunteer organisation following Labor’s disastrous fire service reforms. The...
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