More police and firefighters to keep Canberrans safe


More police and firefighters to keep Canberrans safe

The ACT Government is proud of our emergency services who operate with some of the best response times in the country.

Through the 2018 Budget, we will recruit more police and firefighters to help protect our growing community, as well as delivering better equipment for our first responders.

Boosting police and emergency services

The ACT Government is investing more in emergency services personnel, including:

This is in addition to our recruitment of a full new paramedic crew and delivery of two additional ambulances during 2018.

Better equipment and facilities for our first responders

This Budget is upgrading facilities and investing in new equipment for our first responders. This includes:


Media contact: Brenton Sloane     0431 252 698   brenton.sloane@act.gov.au