Equipment Grant Boosts Kerang Emergency Services
Tuesday 6th June 2017
Leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh congratulated the Kerang SES unit on its successful application to the Emergency Services Volunteers Sustainability Grant Program (ESVS)
The fully volunteer unit has been allocated $16,271.32 to improve its facilities with concreting, yard works and new storage.
The ESVP Grants Program is an ongoing government program to ensure emergency management volunteers can continue to deliver their crucial work to keep Victorians safe.
“Volunteer emergency services play a crucial role right across the Murray Plains electorate in the face of difficult and quite often extreme circumstances,” he said.
“The services they offer provide a level of comfort to the community in that skilled and immediate assistance that would not otherwise be available is always at the ready.
“The volunteers are selfless in their efforts to protect lives and property and the services they offer are so often underpinned by their own resources and expertise.
“It is great to see the Kerang SES unit supported with government funding to provide improved facilites,” Mr Walsh said.