Wed, 15 July 2020

All members of the ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) and ACT Parks and Conservation Service have been named Canberra Citizen of the Year for 2020.

Emergency services recruits are in training to keep the Canberra community safe.

ACT Rural Fire Service Chief Officer Joe Murphy has worked with the ACT Emergency Services Agency for more than three decades.

Gary has been a volunteer firefighter in the ACT for 18 years.

The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) will use new funding to conduct a fire and smoke-detecting camera trial and to install seven new electronic fire danger rating signs across Canberra.

The current State of Alert in the ACT means, as a community, we must be prepared.

Constable Rachel Lokugamage has recently joined ACT policing after working as a Protective Service Officer at Garden Island in Sydney.

Constable George Blattman has been patrolling the Tuggeranong area for almost a year since graduating from the AFP College.

ACT emergency and policing crews, health staff and operational teams will work throughout the holiday season to keep us safe.

Constable Alice John has been patrolling the Belconnen area for a year since graduating from the AFP College.

Constable Craig Abbott has been patrolling the Gungahlin area for 3 years and watching the suburbs grow.

Canberra is growing and so is the ACT Emergency Services Agency, with 20 firefighter recruits undergoing training as part of College 41, and two further colleges set to get underway in coming months.

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