The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) is a volunteer emergency service organisation which gives immediate assistance to the community during emergencies and disasters.
ACTSES volunteers provide emergency response to the community of the ACT 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The main function of the ACTSES is to undertake planning and response operations for storms and floods.
In addition, ACTSES:
- assists ambulance, fire and police services in dealing with a range of incidents and emergencies, and
- helps the ACT Community prepare for flood and storms events through its community education and engagement programs.