Money for emergency teams
Wimmera, Mallee and Grampians emergency service volunteer organisations will be better equipped after receiving Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability grants.
More than 280 grants worth more than $3.6-million will go to Victorian volunteers in the latest round of the ESVS grants program.
Emergency Services Minister James Merlino announced the recipients.
“Congratulations to all volunteers across Victoria who secured funding for valuable new equipment that will help them get on with the job of keeping communities safe,” he said.
“Our volunteers put in huge hours away from their friends and families to rescue people in rips, fires, floods and storms – they deserve nothing less than the best equipment.”
Grants are for specific operational equipment, training and development, facility improvement, community engagement and education.
CFA: Moyston Fire Brigade, $771.81; Ararat Fire Brigades Group, $1440; Toolondo Fire Brigade, $6940; Ararat Fire Brigade, $3715.30; Dadswells Bridge Fire Brigade, $2047.72; Dimboola Urban Fire Brigade, $11,480; Grass Flat Fire Brigade, $1962.10; Horsham Fire Brigade, $6026.52; Kellalac Fire Brigade, $1616.32; Lawloit Fire Brigade, $2043.00; Murtoa Fire Brigade, $3013.26; District 17, $11,964; Clear Lake Fire Brigade, $3013.26; Hopetoun West Fire Brigade, $1318.18; Yaapeet Fire Brigade, $2903.63; Dergholm Fire Brigade, $3091.00; Great Western Fire Brigade, $5195. St John Ambulance: Grampians Regional Team, $47,484.63; Mallee Regional Team, $47,484.63. VICSES: Horsham Unit, $3580; Nhill Unit, $29,437; Mid West Region, $12,960; Stawell Unit, $53,690.58; Dunmunkle Unit, $1875.27; Warracknabeal, $10,881.80; Dimboola, $39,500.