RFBAQ board approves more brigade grant applications

Tuesday, 6 Dec 2016

Fernvale RFB in the West Moreton Area has been approved $6,871  to build an extension that will house ppe along with a P3 and BA wash area.

Mount Fox RFB in the Townsville Area has been approved for $8,100 to fund the design and installation of a septic tank and drainage for their fire station. The brigade has previously received an RFBAQ grant of $2,796 towards various firefighting equipment back in 2007. Mt Fox RFB currently does not receive a Rural Fire Levy.

Gaeta RFB in the Bundaberg Area has been approved for $6,585 to purchase 3 x 22,700 litre water tanks to attach to their fire shed. The brigade has limited access to reliable water fill points and many of the creeks and dams are dry. Gaeta received an RFBAQ grant of $1,144 for office equipment and communications upgrade in 2009 and another RFBAQ grant of $4,252 in 2010 towards various firefighting equipment.

If your brigade is looking to fund a project that will increase your ability to defend you community and you are in need of extra funding, contact your local RFBAQ volunteer Representative about the RFBAQ grant scheme.

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