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.

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Project rollout

21 in planning
14 in progress
18 completed
53 total projects
$107.1m investment*

* Includes current investments from Victorian Government and other contributors where applicable  


New Burwood Highway base for VICSES Knox Unit

The Victorian Government will build a fit-for-purpose facility for VICSES volunteers and the Knox community, as part of its strong commitment to emergency service volunteers across Victoria.

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Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club facility officially opens

The new Ocean Grove life-saving clubhouse has been officially opened, boosting the safety of beachgoers at one of Victoria’s most popular surf beaches. The Victorian Government has invested $4.3 million in the project, which will give volunteer lifesavers more space to support their summer patrols, as well as education and training opportunities as part of the club’s strong commitment to aquatic sports.

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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.

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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.