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Welcome Hon. Craig Crawford MP, New Minister For Fire And Emergency Services And Member For Barron River.

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017
    Below is an excerpt from Minister Crawford’s maiden speech to Parliament where he outlines his volunteer firefighter history. Between the years of 1987 and 2008 I served...

Interview With Stewart Anderson Early Member Of The Southend Rural Fire Brigade

Monday, 11 Dec 2017
At the 2017 Gladstone Area Brigade Executive Workshop, I was asked by the RFBAQ representative if I’d write something for “Smoke Signals”. As I’d only been actively involved...

16 Brigades Applying For The 8 RFBAQ Slip On Unit Grants

Friday, 8 Dec 2017
14 Brigades will receive units - 2 Brigades that applied had trucks*. The RFBAQ is now purchasing 11 slip on units and RFSQ has very kindly agreed to purchase 3 slip on units and to cover the total...

0754801369 – RFBAQ Fundraising

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
Who called me on 0754801369? Received a call from 0754801369? Nothing to be concerned about – that’s just the Rural Fire Brigades Association Qld (RFBAQ) raising funds for...

14 Brigades Applying For The 8 RFBAQ Slip On Unit Grants

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
This specific grant round is only available to brigades without trucks and closed Monday 27th November. Each grant consists of a slip on unit with speed loader and foam pro-portioner. RFSQ has...

2017 State Election Commitments From Registered Political Parties

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017
The RFBAQ has written to all the registered political parties in Queensland offering to support them in developing a platform to support the brigades and volunteers that defend 93% of...

‘Fit For Task – Vehicle Design’. Customer Focused Truck Design – Western Medium Attack

Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017
Let us start with the understanding that the current range of medium attack fire appliances now available to Rural Fire Brigades in Queensland are excellent and as a range of general purpose vehicles...

RFBAQ Paid Grants For 2017 – So Far

Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017
The RFBAQ has funded more individual grants and supported more brigades in 2017 that in any other year in it’s history. With 2 months left to go we are still seeing brigade grant...

The Cape'd Crusader

Friday, 3 Nov 2017
HANS Wilde’s passion for saving lives and communities sparked more than 15 years ago. The 52-year-old started his fire-fighting career as a caretaker with the Dorunda Station in the late...

No Matter If Your Political Colour Is Red, Green, Blue, Orange Or Maroon – Community Defence Is A Shared Responsibility.

Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017
2017 State Election Commitment request from Registered Political Parties. The RFBAQ has written to all the registered political parties in Queensland offering to support them in developing a...

Legal Status Of Brigades

Friday, 27 Oct 2017
Tuesday, 5 Dec 2017 Legal Status of Brigades           The Fire and Emergency Services Act 1990 provides delegated powers to Rural Fire Brigades (RFBs) for...

RFBAQ Approves $10,000 For Wallumbilla Rural Fire Brigade Station Fit-out.

Thursday, 26 Oct 2017
This is the 5th RFBAQ grant that the brigade has accessed. Wallumbilla RFB has 25 active members and defends a town of 262 residents with a brigade area of 845 sq klm. The brigade plays a very...

Call For RFB Volunteers To Support Remembrance Day

Monday, 23 Oct 2017
Friday, 10th November is ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee's (ADCC's) Remembrance Day 'storming' of Brisbane CBD, where Rural Fire and SES volunteers will work alongside Army Cadets...

New RFBAQ Leadership Team Endorsed By State Executive Meeting

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017
Saturday 14th October saw the RFBAQ General Meeting / Annual General Meeting and the completion of the triennial election process. The election of the Senior Executive Management Committee was...

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