Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

30 National Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters recognised for long service

30 National Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters recognised for long service
June 30, 2015

NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman has congratulated 30 NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters for their long service at a recent ceremony.

The National Medal was awarded to 16 firefighters for 15 years of service, 13 Clasp awards were presented for 25 years of service and one firefighter was recognised with a second Clasp for 35 years of service.

Commenting on their contribution to national parks, the environment and the community, Minister Speakman stated “I am delighted to be able to say thank you to our National Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters for their contribution to protecting communities in NSW, Australia and abroad, when they have been called upon.

“Together this group of firefighters has more than 600 years of experience.”

The National Medal was established in 1975 as one of the original elements of the Australian system of honours and awards.

Minister Speakman added “these National Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters deserved to be recognised for having put themselves at risk to protect lives and properties over the last 15 or more years.”

The hazard reduction and firefighting efforts of this group of firefighters has helped to protect the people of NSW for decades.

Minister Speakman concluded “these firefighters have fought fires in NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and abroad in the US and Canada.

“And they have mentored, guided and supported local communities in NSW to prepare for fires.” 

Image shows NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service firefighters battling a bushfire in the NSW Blue Mountains.

21st November 2014 - NSW TO BAN SMOKING IN NATIONAL PARKS

15th November 2013 - BUSHFIRES SPARK $30 MILLION IN LOSSES FOR BLUE MOUNTAINS TOURISM


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

XBODY Australia Pty Ltd

PROVEN BUSINESS CONCEPTS WITH XBODY XBody’s goal is to see you and your EMS business succeed. That is why we don’t just sell equipment, we provide know-how, expert knowledge,…

read more

Fitness / Technology / Wellness

 
 

Endeavour Turf Professionals Pty Ltd

ETP Turf is a leading Australian specialty agronomic turf consultancy that supply a wide range of services and solutions for the professional turf market, Councils and sporting facilities. Our range…

read more

Consultants / Environment / Golf / Recreation / Sport

 
 

AlphaFit

AUSTRALIAN MADE. BUILT NOT BOUGHT. AlphaFit is a 100% Australian owned family company manufacturing gear specifically for the strength and conditioning, functional fitness and high-performance…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Sport / Technology / Wellness

 
 

METRA Australia

METRA Australia is your innovation partner for smart electronic locking, Access Control solutions and cashless payment systems to suit all types of leisure facilities.  Our team’s…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Fitness / Recreation / Security

 
 

HQH FITNESS

HQH Fitness is an international company that specialises in improving the health, fitness and wellness of people everywhere. We are the South Pacific distributors for Total Gym/GRAVITY Education and…

read more

Fitness / Recreation / Technology / Wellness

 
 

IEDM

iEDM integrate Design, Engineering and Delivery Management services to convert existing spaces into exciting new entertainment venues. Our team consists of highly qualified professionals with diverse…

read more

Consultants / Design

 
 

PathMinder

PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…

read more

Access / Fitness / Recreation / Security

 
 

Enta Australasia

As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd.  Click here to view the VIVATICKET Pty Ltd listing.  19th July 2018 - ENTA…

read more

Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business