NSW State Government Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL)

The Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL) is a NSW State Government levy paid alongside council rates that will fund the work Fire and Rescue NSW, the NSW Rural Fire Service and the NSW State Emergency Service do to protect the community from fire, flood, storms and other natural disasters.

The FESL will help provide life-saving equipment, firefighters, staff and volunteers, training, infrastructure and community education activities for our fire and emergency services. The NSW Government and local government also make a direct contribution to funding these agencies.

The FESL commences on 1 July 2017, and will replace the existing Emergency Services Levy payable on insurance premiums.

Want to know more?

If you would like to learn more about the FESL, please visit the State Government FESL website FAQs page.

Please direct any FESL General Enquiries to:
P 1300 78 78 72
E FESL.info@treasury.nsw.gov.au

I would like my land classification to be reviewed

If you would like to have your FESL land classification reviewed by the City, please submit a FESL review application form.