Emergency Services Expo

GET READY SINGLETON: EMERGENCY SERVICES EXPO

EVENT DETAILS

Date:  Saturday 20 August 2022 
Time: 9am – 12pm
Venue: Singleton Council Administration Grounds (between Gym and Swim and Council) Queen St, Singleton
Theme: Get Ready Singleton

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ABOUT THE EXPO

Singleton Council, in collaboration with state-wide and local Emergency Services and organisations, will provide an educational, fun, and free community event for all ages. 

The Emergency Services Expo is designed to showcase the essential roles our emergency services play, and to help Singleton residents get prepared for an emergency. 

Get Ready, Singleton!

Be sure to come along and meet Emergency Services staff and volunteers, learn about getting prepared, and check out the great displays and activities! 

The following services and organisations will be attending the expo:

  • NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS)
  • NSW State Emergency Service (SES)
  • NSW Fire and Rescue
  • NSW Police
  • NSW Ambulance
  • Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service
  • Local Land Services (LLS)
  • Singleton Council
  • Australian Red Cross
  • The Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services
  • Rural Aid
  • DPI Rural Resilience Program
  • Environment NSW
  • Service NSW
  • Transport for NSW
  • Department of Family and Community Services
  • Coal Services
  • Hunter Joint Organisation

A range of demonstrations will be conducted on the day, including:

  • Car roll-over rescue
  • Hot fire
  • Chainsaw demonstration
  • Cultural burning
  • Bush fire and flood simulations of our local areas under different conditions, using state of the art computing with digital sand table
  • The Pillowcase Project with the Australian Red Cross
  • Mental health first aid
  • Disability and inclusion
  • Community-led Resilience Teams
  • Mascot race
  • Competition for ‘best dressed’ for kids (come dressed as your favourite emergency service!)
  • Kids’ colouring in competition