In the News

9th, November, 2021

Service Launches Summer Appeal In Preparation For Busiest Months Ahead

As COVID restrictions continue to ease, for communities across northern NSW the summer months are

Latest Updates

Major Raffle Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners in our 2021 Major Raffle drawn on December 17. 1st Prize

Singleton Volunteers Recognised with local Hall of Fame Induction

Congratulations to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service’s Singleton Volunteer Support Group, who last Thursday were

New Chopper Takes to Skies for Regional COVID Response

Another AW139 helicopter is flying to the rescue in regional and rural communities as part

Vale Cliff Marsh OAM

The following is written by journalist Ian Kirkwood from our Media Partner, the Newcastle Herald

Milestone For Rescue Service Stalwart

Aside from Service CEO Richard Jones OAM, Graham Nickisson aka ‘Nicko’ is probably one of

Virtual Fundraiser takes Community Support from Base to Base

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service supporters across Northern NSW are being encouraged to lace up their

21 In 2021 – Tamworth Service Comes Of Age

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service is celebrating 21 years of operations in the New England

Major Milestone: 10,000 hours in the AW139

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter achieved a significant milestone on Saturday afternoon, officially reaching 10,000 flying

Service recognises Volunteers & the need to reconnect & reimagine

“Since 1975 our generous volunteers have been fundamental in helping to ensure the Westpac Rescue Helicopter continues to fly for those in need. They make an immense contribution to the Service every day.”

Appeal takes community behind the scenes of vital service.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service launched its annual End of Financial Year Appeal today, with

Scone Race Club Pays Winning Dividend In Support Of Rescue Helicopter

The Scone Race Club has entered a 12 month partnership with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter

Wills Week

Over 60 solicitors across Northern NSW are donating 100% of their time and support to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service’s ‘Wills Week’ initiative taking place from 22-26 March.

Service Milestone Highlighted By Brotherly Love

After 35 years’ service, Lismore Based Aircrew Officer Mick Kerry has had many memorable missions

Rescue Helicopter Launches Appeal For Busy Months Ahead

Rescue Helicopter Launches Appeal For Busy Months Ahead For communities across Northern NSW, the summer

Bids For Billboards A Fundraising First

Over the next month, businesses will go head to head as they bid for prime

CEO celebrates 25 years with community service

CEO celebrates 25 years with community service This Friday 6 November, marks 25 years of

Time To Rise For The Cause

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter has put out a call to communities across Northern NSW to

Safe ‘n’ SOUND Self Storage Continues Support During Difficult Times

Despite the uncertainty and challenging times being faced by business, storage professionals Safe ‘n’ SOUND

New England-North West Celebrates Aeromedical Milestone

Whilst COVID-19 has quashed any planned major celebrations on Base, the significant impact in saving

Achieving MaxSIMum Service With Glencore Support

Renewed support from Glencore, one of the world’s largest resource companies, will see the Westpac

Exotic Locations No Match For The Richer Reward Of Serving The Community

By his own admission, time spent flying in exotic jungle locations throughout Africa, Papua New

Crewman Makes His Mark On Rescue Service After 30 Years

Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter Air Crew Officer, Mark Sewell, owes his career in rescue

Sigma Support Stays Strong During Trying Times

Tamworth specialist engineering business, Sigma Aerospace, has continued a long partnership with the Westpac Rescue

oOh! What A Gesture With Westpac Here To Help!

A remarkable partnership between oOh!media and Westpac will serve as a timely reminder that the

Helicopter Appeal During Difficult Times

With all face to face fundraising and major event activity on hold as a result

Orica extends Rescue Helicopter partnership to Tamworth

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has announced that long time corporate partner Orica has extended