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...

Emergency Services Roads | November 02, 2020

Labor urged to act on fire risks

The Nationals Member for Lowan Emma Kealy is pushing for out of control roadside vegetation to be addressed as we move towards summer and the...

Emergency Services | July 20, 2020

Have your say on restoring Victoria’s iconic CFA

The Nationals Member for Lowan, Emma Kealy is calling on people in the Lowan electorate to share their ideas for the future of the Country...

Emergency Services Volunteers | July 01, 2020

Nationals pledge to make CFA autonomous

The Nationals in government will legislate to rebuild and restore the Country Fire Authority as an independent, volunteer-based autonomous fire service. That’s the pledge given...

Emergency Services | June 29, 2020

Labor blatantly disregards CFA volunteers

The Andrews Government is breaking the hearts and backs of stalwart CFA volunteers as it rams through divisive changes to the state’s firefighting services. Member...

Emergency Services | May 01, 2020

Dimboola fire station project finally ignites

Construction of a new fire station in Dimboola will soon commence with the State Government finally listening to local volunteers and the wider community and...
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