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The 2019 Major Raffle Winners

The 2019 Major Raffle Winners

Date: 21 Dec 2018

The 2019 Major Raffle was drawn on Friday the 14th December at our Lismore Helibase.

“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.

Please support the Westpac Rescue Helicopter End of Financial Year Appeal

Please support the Westpac Rescue Helicopter End of Financial Year Appeal

Date: 05 Jun 2018

Please support the Westpac Rescue Helicopter End of Financial Year Appeal

National Award for Tamworth Aircrew Officer Trent Owen

National Award for Tamworth Aircrew Officer Trent Owen

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.

The heart of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

The heart of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service

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.

The Heli-Van

The Heli-Van

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’.

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