Helping deliver modern emergency services infrastructure
The establishment of the Emergency Services Infrastructure Authority (ESIA) represents the Government’s vision and commitment to delivering world class emergency services that are better supported to keep Victorians safe.
* Includes current investments from Victorian Government and other contributors where applicable
Planning permit granted for new VICSES Wangaratta base
Construction of a new fit-for-purpose facility to support the dedicated Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Wangaratta members is set to commence in early 2020.
New South Melbourne Life Saving Club officially open
The new South Melbourne Life Saving Club (LSC) facility has been officially opened, delivering a major boost to water safety at one of Melbourne’s most popular beaches. The Victorian Government has invested more than $2.2 million in the project, which will enable volunteer lifesavers to respond to incidents and keep people safe in the water.
Construction underway for new vessels
Construction has started on purpose-built vessels for three Marine Search and Rescue (MSAR) units. Port Fairy Marine Rescue Service is in line to receive a 12-metre Category 2 vessel which is being constructed by Stebercraft International, while a 10-metre Naiad Category 3A vessel by Kirby Marine will be allocated to both the St Kilda and Frankston Australian Volunteer Coast Guard flotillas.
What new emergency services infrastructure is being built in your area?
Also find new or upgraded equipment and resources provided through Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) grants.