Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott tonight announced the winners of the 2021 Rotary NSW Emergency Service Community Awards (RESCA) at a ceremony streamed online across the State.
The community-nominated awards celebrated the outstanding contribution of emergency services workers and volunteers, such as Surf Life Saving NSW volunteer, Stewart Bailey, who has provided air support over the waters during floods, drownings and missing persons searches for over 35 years. He has not only saved swimmers from drowning, but was also awarded a bravery medal from the Royal Humane Society for a rescue at Clovelly.
The winners come from the following  emergency services
• Fire and Rescue NSW     • SES State Emergency Service    • Marine Rescue NSW
• Surf Living Saving NSW      • NSW Volunteer Rescue Association
•  NSW Rural Fire Service      •  NSW Ambulance.
Rotary District 9675, District Governor, Jeremy Wright AM congratulated this year’s winners who have had distinguished careers responding to fires, drownings, floods and other emergencies.