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Latest news: Emergency services

Acton emergency services station nears completion amidst delays

The Acton emergency services station will be operational by June 2025 – four years after the ACT Government told firefighters it would be built.

Opinion: It’s time to prioritise community safety and well-being

The Canberra Liberals claim that the ACT Government has not made the safety and well-being of police and emergency services a priority.

Traffic delays on Monaro Highway due to Royalla incident

Emergency services are in attendance at a motor vehicle incident on the Monaro Highway, Royalla, ACT Emergency Services Agency advises.

Crash prompts reminder to slow down near emergency vehicles

A recent collision has prompted a reminder from ACT Policing to drivers that they are required to slow down to 40km/h when passing emergency services vehicles displaying a blue or red flashing light. Photo: ACT Policing

ACT Budget: Emergency Services Station for Molonglo Valley

A new Emergency Services Station will be built in the Molonglo Valley, the fastest growing district in the ACT.

ACT’s 2023 Community Protection Medal recipients

The ACT Government today recognised six emergency service members for their outstanding commitment and service to the ACT Community.

Slow down to 40 when passing ACT emergency services vehicles

ACT Policing is reminding drivers that they are required to slow down to 40km/h when passing emergency services vehicles displaying a blue or red flashing light.

Reminder of 40km/h speed limit around emergency vehicles

ACT Policing is reminding drivers that they are required to slow down to 40km/h when passing emergency services vehicles displaying a blue or red flashing light.

ACT sends 18 emergency service personnel to help NSW flood efforts

Eighteen ACT State Emergency Service personnel have been deployed by the ACT Emergency Services Agency today to assist in storm and flood recovery efforts across NSW.

Emergency services respond to over 400 calls after severe thunderstorms

ACT State Emergency Service has received more than 190 requests for assistance following a severe thunderstorm impact in the Canberra on 3 January.

Thanking our firefighters on St Florian’s Day

Firefighting volunteers and staff from ACT emergency services will today be recognised for their ongoing commitment to keeping Canberra safe. Named after the Patron Saint of firefighters, St Florian’s Day on 4 May...