VRA Rescue / SpecSupp

WICEN – Amateur Radio Emergency Communications

WICEN NSW Inc. is a volunteer group comprised of licensed amateur radio operators who provide emergency communications in times when the public communications infrastructure such as phone networks degrade or fail. WICEN operates as a specialist support squad of the Volunteer Rescue Association. WICEN has teams of trained operators available at short notice, ready to […]

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Hawkesbury River Rescue

The volunteers of VRA Hawkesbury, also known as Hawkesbury River Rescue have either been residents or currently are residents of the river. Some of us work professionally on the river so are very familiar with the region. This local knowledge of the river helps us to evaluate rescue calls and to respond very quickly. Currently […]

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AusCAP (Australian Civil Air Patrol)

The Australian Civil Air Patrol is a volunteer aerial Search and Rescue organisation with over twenty years experience in the provision of quality air operations. AusCAP is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission statement is “to serve the community by providing aerial support in times of need”.   The Australian Civil Air Patrol (AusCAP) was founded […]

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Burrendong Rescue Squad

Burrendong Dam is one of the largest inland dams in NSW, 72km around and with a capacity around three times that of Sydney Harbour.  Burrendong Rescue Squad’s  primary tasks are rescues of recreational vessels on the lake.    

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