Vital equipment delivery for SES units

Published 5:00am 18 December 2023

Vital equipment delivery for SES units
Words by Nadia Chapman

SES units in the City of Moreton Bay and greater Brisbane received vital equipment worth more than $31,000 to help them prepare for the upcoming storm season.

The handover was held on Wednesday, December 6 at the Redcliffe SES base, where Moreton Bay units were provided with safety, lighting and first aid equipment.

The equipment delivery is part of the 2023/24 Energising Queensland SES Equipment Program, which has been ongoing since 2014.

Some of the equipment included CPR training manikins, basket stretchers, floating manikins, 12volt fridges, 4x4 safety equipment and lighting equipment.

Energex, Ergon Energy and Powerlink Queensland are among the top power companies contributing to this program.

This year’s delivery totalled a staggering $250,000, which is $50,000 more than last year.

Area manager of Energy Queensland Chris Graham and the Acting Assistant Commissioner for the SES Mark Dole both thanked the volunteers and power companies for their continued support and effort.

"Thank you for your selfless volunteering," Chris says.

“(The power companies’) grants are very practical and well received with what they have done," Mark says.

Vital equipment delivery for SES units

Share

Related Stories

Popular Stories

Stunning start but Kyle's sights already on Winton
News / Local

Stunning start but Kyle's sights already on Winton

Kyle Evans punched the air in delight as he took the chequered flag on his Australian Formula Open (AFO) debut - but the celebrations did not last long. ** FREE TO READ **

Review starts on community concerns
News / Local

Review starts on community concerns

More than 800 submissions were made on the proposed route for stage four of the Bruce Highway Western Alternative (BHWA) through Elimbah. ** FREE TO READ **

Monster Siege a big day out
News / Local

Monster Siege a big day out

It’s time to let out your inner monster with a free full day of adventure at the South Pine Sports Complex! Here's how to get involved... **FREE TO READ STORY**