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Project Sponsor:

First Responder Community

Project Co-Sponsor

(Co sponsors wanted or sponsor your own)

Goal per package: from $160,000 each

Time: Open ended


The Side-lift trailer is a multi purpose container transport trailer, it eliminates the need for additional forklifts and cranes to be available during the loading and unloading.


Side-lift trailers have revolutionise the port and container industries for years, they are based on the latest and most powerful software and computer system to ensure a high technological level and a maximum optimisation of both crane and stabiliser performance.

Now First Responders can move their emergency equipment in the day or night quickly and efficiently with minimal personnel and need for other equipment handling loaders such as forklifts and cranes.  This proven technology streamlines the logistics of getting emergency equipment from site to location with the minimum of additional resources.


Trailer Features

  • Unique ‘Lightweight’ High tensile steel frame with integral bracing
  • ADR compliant full fabricated Rear end, ‘bolt-on’ for easy removable in case of repair
  • Drivers side chassis ‘completely’ clean, no ancillary equipment, NIL possible damage areas
  • Stainless Steel Toolbox mounted on Left Hand Side
  • Single Tyre carrier with Left Hand Side feed
  • Jost 2 Speed Module with Rocker Feet
  • Exclusion Zone 4 x Orange witches hats & carrier on RH Side
  • Reverse spot lights & reverse beeper alarm
  • Dangerous Goods (Flameproof) lighting
  • Power Pack – Perkins Type 404D-22T

Crane Features

  • Lifting capacity of 35 Tonnes (DEKRA Certificate on Cranes)
  • Handling Capacities of 1 x 20’ / 1 x 40’ / 2 x 20’ container (includes container links for 2 x 20’ lifting)
  • High tensile steel (Weldox) – Grade QST 690
  • Stabiliser support legs with hydraulic positioning
  • Front and Rear crane can work simultaneously or independently
  • SafeBox® Electronic Stability System Operations through CanBus technology (prevents unsafe operations)
  • Electronic Display of Weight on Screen

Other Inclusions

  • On road registration, Insurance and costs
  • Additional LED Lighting stands
  • Delivery fees
  • Corporate Branding
  • Additional replacement wheels and tyres
  • Full Maintenance tools and spares
  • Operator Training cost

Types of Containers used in Civil Defence

  • Field Air Conditioned Hospital Containers
  • Field Accommodation Containers
  • Emergency Equipment Containers
  • Field Kitchen & Pantry Containers
  • Field Emergency Electricity Generator Containers
  • Refrigerated Food and Mortuary Containers
  • Location Security Hut Containers
  • Field Toilet Block Containers
  • Onsite Maintenance & Tool Room Containers
  • Potable and Non-Potable Water Containers
  • Fuel and Retardant Chemical Containers

If your a business and have excess of any of the above in good condition and would like to donate them please contact us on 0450962213


The Side-lift Trailers will be available to all localities in need of emergency response.

Create a fundraising group

If you, your group or your community raise all the funds for one or many items then those items will be made available directly to a Civil Defence, Rescue, Law Enforcement or Paramedic service in the locality of your choice. A plaque will also be placed on the item/s with your name or community as the donor/s for the life of the item.

Become a Volunteer Project Manager for this project

By becoming a volunteer First Responder Project Manager (FRPM) in your locality or company you can determine where the project will be allocated (whether it is a hospital, clinic, rescue unit, ambulance service etc), we will assist you in raising funds in any of our projects and provide you with templates, tools and fundraising information. Whether it is for this project or any other First Responder Community (FRC) initiative you can use your existing skills and expertise or learn new ones.  Our Project Managers Program will provide you with excellent contacts and ideas to broaden your horizon in this highly respected profession.  Contact us on: 0450962213, for more information about becoming a project manager [ link here ]

Sponsor or co-sponsor this Project

If your business or organisation is looking for a rewarding project to get behind that will provide lasting and significant benefits to the whole community, whilst giving you a higher profile then the FRC projects and events can do just that. Contact us on: 0450962213: for more information about becoming an sponsor or co-sponsor [ link here ]

Manufacturers wanted

Reliance on Foreign made products can be a hindrance during periods of national emergency or large demands, local manufacturers are encouraged to list their products with us and gain our support in raising funds for their supply to needy communities. For more information about becoming a Manufacturer [ link here ]

General Sponsorships

We are looking for national, state and local sponsors for a host of First Responder Community events, activities and competitions.  If your organisation wishes to be part of this dynamic and innovative community please Contact us on: 0450962213: for more information about becoming program Sponsor [ link here ]

Other Corporate donations

If your business has any new vehicles and computers that are surplus to your needs we can use these for a variety of purposes, we particularly need tray trucks and light vehicles, mini buses where we can convert them to Emergency response purposes.  Contact us on: 0450962213: for more information about becoming a Corporate Donor [ link here ]


  • First Responders and families across the country will receive faster and more efficient logistic support in their hour of need.
  • You will receive a free one year family membership to the FRC and a Certificate of Appreciation for Investments of $200 or more
  • If you, your business or community invest or project manage the entire funding project you can have your company sponsorship logo placed on the project item. You will also be invited to the handing over ceremony.
  • Major sponsors will receive a free Business Listing on the FirstnetAU Civil defence Register
  • Your organisation will receive unlimited free job vacancies on our National Recruitment website
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raised of $160,000

This project will only be funded if at least $160,000 is raised by August 31, 2021
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