A woman in her 60s is in hospital after being bitten on the hip and thigh by a shark while swimming at Main Beach Merimbula on the NSW Far South Coast this morning.
St John’s Ambulance volunteer Tom Cressy initially thought his gym buddy was having an asthma attack, but when he curled in the recovery position he knew it was something more serious.
A new 11-piece commemorative coin set for the RAAF centenary features iconic aircraft and the people who keep them in the air.
Firefighter Gary Hooker climbed to the top of Simpsons Hill, Chisholm, every day for a month to take photos of the Orroral Valley fire.
A year after the Orroral Valley fire devastated ACT's national parks, emergency service personnel look back on the disaster.
A year ago, Canberra suffered the worst hailstorm to hit an Australian city since 1999, inflicting $638 million worth of damage.
Rohan Scott, the new ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) chief officer, was introduced to the public today at the Molonglo Brigade facility.
Staff members from ANU and UC will donate their time to help Queanbeyan residents affected by last summer’s bushfires complete their paperwork in time to gain access to financial aid from the...
One of three recently arrived firefighting helicopters, the Firebird 100, is a roving set of eyes for decision makers which uses infrared cameras to monitor the firefront and send footage back to base.
Anthony Draheim, the new chief officer of the ACT State Emergency Service, discusses his transition from Defence to emergency management.
Some of Canberra’s frontline services have banded together to remind local residents of their obligations in the fight against COVID-19 this summer.
Emergency warnings for natural disasters in the ACT have become clearer as the Territory yesterday adopted the new, nationally-consistent Australian Warning System. The new system has changed the way incidents are displayed on...
Canberrans will be armed with a survival plan for any natural disaster, with ACT Emergency Services Agency’s new multi-hazard survival plan tool.