NSW Fire stations closed today by Barry O’Farrell

– Ashfield Fire Station closed today to save money under budget cuts.

– Newcastle rescue closed today to save money under budget cuts.

These stations have been closed most days by the NSW Government for sometime.

Rhodes, Belmont, Cardiff, Minmi, Mereweather, Teralba, Wangi Wangi, Abermain, Belbird, Kurri, Paxton, Weston, Kersley, Mortdale

Repeal your budget cuts on emergency services Barry O’Farrell – Cuts Cost Lives


About Darin Sullivan (1980 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 30 years experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a former Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.

1 Comment on NSW Fire stations closed today by Barry O’Farrell

  1. Scott Connelly // December 18, 2012 at 12:11 pm //

    Barry O’Farrell, What are you doing?

    You should never cut the budget for emergency services and put the community at risk like this!

    The same community you expect to vote you back in have now had their safety compromised by you.

    Not happy Barry.

    You`ve lost my vote.


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