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NENW Regional Advisory Committee Chair Announced

NENW Regional Advisory Committee Chair Announced

Date: 13 Aug 2019

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service today announced the appointment of Conrad Bolton as the Chair of its New England North West (NENW) Regional Advisory Committee (RAC). The Appointment follows the retirement of long term Chair Max Cathcart.

Barry Walton Retires after more than four decades

Barry Walton Retires after more than four decades

Date: 04 Jul 2019

After more than four decades, today Barry Walton will be officially retiring from the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service.

Safe N Sound Self Storage extends support for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

Safe N Sound Self Storage extends support for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

Date: 26 Jun 2019

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter is thrilled to announce that Safe N Sound Self Storage have signed an agreement to support the vital emergency service.

The Red Shirts that mean so much

The Red Shirts that mean so much

Date: 20 May 2019

There are more than 1000 people and 37 Support Groups throughout Northern NSW who wear red volunteer shirts in support of the Community’s Own Westpac Rescue Helicopter… and they wear them with pride!

Celebrating 30 years of Housie

Celebrating 30 years of Housie

Date: 02 May 2019

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service’s Cash Housie program hit a milestone onThursday 2 May, celebrating 30 years at the Belmont 16ft Sailing Club.

Yancoal extends partnership with Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

Yancoal extends partnership with Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

Date: 01 May 2019

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter is thrilled to announce that Yancoal have signed a three year agreement to support the vital emergency service throughout Northern NSW.

Fond farewell to local chair

Fond farewell to local chair

Date: 27 Mar 2019

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service would like to recognise the contribution of Max Cathcart as he retires from his two valued positions as Chair of the New England North West (NENW) Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) and the Service’s Board.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter landing at Central Coast Community Open Day

Westpac Rescue Helicopter landing at Central Coast Community Open Day

Date: 21 Feb 2019

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter is thrilled to announce that they will be hosting a very special Community Open Day on Sunday 3 March at the The Entertainment Grounds, West Gosford.

Chair of Regional Advisory Committee Nominations

Chair of Regional Advisory Committee Nominations

Date: 25 Jan 2019

The Service is inviting nominations from experienced business and community leaders to chair its Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) which represents the New England and North West region of New South Wales.

Major Christmas Raffle Winners

Major Christmas Raffle Winners

Date: 21 Dec 2018

Congratulations to the winners of our Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service Yearly Christmas Raffle. Thank you to our wonderful volunteers across the Hunter region for selling tickets and promoting the vital work of the Rescue Helicopter.

“Thank You and Stay Safe” – A Message from the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Team

“Thank You and Stay Safe” – A Message from the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Team

Date: 20 Dec 2018

Together with the community we are proud to be making a difference in so many people’s lives. Thank you for your continued support.

END OF AN ERA FOR NICKO

END OF AN ERA FOR NICKO

Date: 16 Oct 2018

After 38 years as an Aircrew Officer on our region’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter, Graham Nickisson will fly his last mission this week. Nickisson joined the Service as a 17 year old in 1981 and has been flying emergency response missions ever since.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter bids farewell to Pilot Kevin Ratcliffe

Westpac Rescue Helicopter bids farewell to Pilot Kevin Ratcliffe

Date: 21 Sep 2018

Today the Westpac Rescue Helicopter said farewell to long serving Pilot Kevin Ratcliffe after more than 15 years of service.

Support our riders as they pedal 450km’s to keep their Rescue Helicopter flying

Support our riders as they pedal 450km’s to keep their Rescue Helicopter flying

Date: 20 Sep 2018

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service would like to welcome media and the community to support the 85 Alive and Well on farms Ride for the Chopper participants, as they pedal 450 km’s over 7 days from Tamworth to Kurri Kurri.

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