NSW SES Guyra Unit gets new Headquarters

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.

Outside Guyra Unit

Crowd at Guyra Unit opening


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

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