Awards for NSW SES volunteers aiding Mossy Point and Tomakin residents during the bushfires

Volunteers from the NSW State Emergency Service Moruya Unit have been recognised for their diligent service to their community at an awards ceremony at Moruya Bowling Club. On Saturday 27th February 2021, deserving members were presented with a number of awards including 3 members who assisted evacuees of the summer bushfires on Barlings Beach.

The Commissioner’s Certificate of Appreciation was presented to the three members who provided outstanding assistance during the Tomakin Bush Fire Emergency from 31 December 2019 to 2 January 2020. These members went above and beyond to assist the many local residents who evacuated their residences and sought refuge at Barlings Beach.

Photo: NSW SES Moruya Unit

The SES is a great way to get involved with the local community, learning new skills and meeting new people, and provides a critical public service in times of need. The Moruya Unit covers a wide range of operations including Storm and Water Damage, Road Crash Rescue, Vertical Rescue, Flood Rescue and general assistance to other Emergency Service providers. Over the past 3 years the Moruya Unit has responded to over 554 requests for assistance. The SES is always looking for new members and anyone interested in further exploring these opportunities can apply directly on line or contact us through our Facebook page.

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