NSW State Emergency Service (SES) Commissioner Kyle Stewart, has officially opened the new NSW SES Guyra Unit Headquarters today, Wednesday 22nd May 2019 at 1:30pm.
Guyra is susceptible to severe storms, generally during Spring and Summer (September to March). The new NSW SES Guyra Unit Headquarters provides NSW SES volunteers with a fit for purpose facility to work with the local community in preparing for and responding to natural disasters and emergencies.
“NSW SES Volunteers partner with community members to build awareness increase community preparedness and respond to the impact of severe thunderstorms. This facility will support the community of Guyra in being prepared for and responding to emergencies”, says Commissioner Stewart
Guyra has a population of 2000 people and the NSW SES enjoys a close working relationship with the community, other emergency services and the Armidale Regional Council. The new Guyra Unit Headquarters is located at Starr Road in Guyra.
“This location will improve our response times and provide us with closer proximity to help other emergency services during natural disasters and other emergencies,” says Commissioner Stewart.
NSW SES has 9,500 skilled Volunteers across NSW prepared to support and respond to communities prior to and during times of disaster.
Councillor Simon Murray: Mayor Armidale Regional Council
Susan Law: CEO Armidale Regional Council
Mark Piorkowski, Director Operations, Armidale Regional Council
Councillors: Armidale Regional Council
LEMC Members: Armidale Regional Council
Kyle Stewart APM: NSW SES Commissioner
David Monk: NSW SES Western Zone Commander
Heath Stimson: NSW SES Western Zone Deputy Commander
David Godlonton: NSW SES Guyra Unit Commander
NSW SES Members and Guests