The State Emergency Service (SES) forms a part of Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ) which is a Division of the Queensland Government's Department of Community Safety (DCS).
State Government and Local Government maintain an important partnership in assisting SES volunteers to provide a valuable volunteer emergency service to their local communities.
The SES is a volunteer organisation and is designed to help Queensland communities in times of emergency and disaster. Each year the SES receives thousands of calls for assistance.
SES volunteers care about their communities and are not paid for the great work that they do.
EMQ provides support to Queensland SES Units, Groups and members through the provision of the following services: