2020 APES GAMES CANCELLED

Please be advised that due to COVID-19, the 2020 Australasian Police & Emergency Services Games scheduled for Wollongong in October has been cancelled.

The NSW Advisory Board, comprising emergency services commissioners and CEOs, was unanimous in its decision to cancel the Games, the health and safety of everyone concerned regarded as paramount. The decision recognises the need for agencies to focus their collective efforts on COVID-19.

The NSW Advisory Board has determined to put their collective efforts into the next NSW Emergency Services Games, scheduled for Wollongong on 20 to 25 March 2021. The next AP&ES Games is scheduled for New Zealand in 2022.