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Local MPs congratulate Regional Emergency Service Organisations

Friday, 5 August 2011


Local State MPs Jacinta Allan and Maree Edwards congratulate the local Emergency Service organisations within the region who have today received grants through the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program.

CFA's to receive grants through the program for vital equipment are: Mia Mia, Inglewood, Castlemaine, Goornong, Elphinstone, Taradale, Chewton, Dunolly and Maiden Gully.


Local SES grant recipients are: Castlemaine, Heathcote and Dunolly and the Lake Eppalock Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association will also receive funding for replacement electronics.


"Our local emergency service volunteers work hard to keep our community safe and do a fantastic job to protect lives and property."


"The grants announced today will pay for vital firefighting and rescue vehicles and equipment, helping our local groups to continue to provide their service to our community."


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