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.
Date: 21 Sep 2018
Today the Westpac Rescue Helicopter said farewell to long serving Pilot Kevin Ratcliffe after more than 15 years of service.
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.
Date: 05 Jun 2018
Please support the Westpac Rescue Helicopter End of Financial Year Appeal
Date: 28 May 2018
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has today recognised the achievements of Aircrew Officer Trent Owen, after he was awarded the prestigious honour of ‘Australian Helicopter Aircrew Member of the Year’ by the Australian Helicopter Industry Association.
Date: 21 May 2018
This week is National Volunteers Week and we will be highlighting our unbelievably generous volunteers. Since our early beginnings, volunteers have been integral to our operations and in 2018, they remain an important part of who we are and what we do.
Date: 02 May 2018
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter is thrilled to receive the keys to a new Lismore Toyota HiAce, affectionately dubbed ‘The Heli-Van’.
Date: 05 Apr 2018
Chief Executive Officer of Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service, Richard Jones OAM, has today welcomed the announcement by Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson MP that winching operations have resumed on the Service’s Tamworth based helicopter.
Date: 16 Jan 2018
Rescue Helicopter Major Raffle
Date: 22 Dec 2017
The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (WRHS) has today called for Expressions of Interest from experienced business and community leaders to join one of two Advisory Committees.
Date: 19 Dec 2017
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter (WLSRH) has today announced the appointment of five regional leaders to its Northern Regional Advisory Committee (RAC). Chief Executive Officer Richard Jones OAM said today the Committee will represent the Northern
Date: 19 Dec 2017
The winners of our major raffle have been announced!
Date: 18 Sep 2017
CEO of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service, Richard Jones OAM, said the base upgrades, along with the new AW139 fleet provide incredible improvements for the community.
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