Statement on death of Paramedic
Today our community has lost one of its very special frontline workers, in circumstances that are simply beyond comprehension.
My deepest condolences are extended to the family and friends who are dealing with a loss that no doubt seems unimaginable at the moment.
Our paramedics have been some of the heroes of the pandemic over the last few years.
To have one of their own lose their life in this way is without a doubt a heavy burden for all of them to carry.
And my thoughts are with our paramedics and emergency call responders across NSW.
I have had a number of discussions with Commissioner Dom Morgan and Secretary Susan Pearce, and collectively as a health family, we will wrap all available resources and support around the family and colleagues over the coming days, weeks and months.
Today is a tragic day for the people of NSW and a reminder of the dangers our emergency service personnel can confront every day.
Minister for Health
Minister for Regional Health
Minister for the Illawarra and the South Coast