About Us

The Squad

Shepparton Search & Rescue Squad (SS&RS) is a Shepparton based Volunteer Rescue Organisation and is one of only two independent rescue units in the State of Victoria recognised by the Victorian Government and operates within the state Emergency Management Manual of Victoria (EMMV) Document and Road Rescue Arrangements of Victoria. We provide services such as Road Crash & Industrial Resuce, Storm and Flood Response, Land and Water Search similar to the State Emergency Service In Australia or Civil Defence Internationally.

The Squad currently consists of 22 Active Members with another 5 Non Active Members. The Squad has Five Life Members, 3 of which are currently still active in all areas.

Our Supporters

Funding for the operations of SS&RS is broken up into a number of differing avenues including but not limited to;

From the Beginning

SS&RS was first discussed in 1971, when through a series of tragic incidents in the area, it was realised by a handful of concerned citizens, that some form of organised rescue group was needed. This group would have a sole purpose of;