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National Firefighters' Remembrance Day - Remembering Fallen Firefighters

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017
This year Yellow Ribbon Day holds special significance for all firefighters as Tuesday, 10th October 2017 is National Firefighters' Remembrance Day. A day to remember all firefighters, whether...

NEW - RFBAQ Grant Opens For 8 Slip On Units

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017
With fire season well and truly here, the RFBAQ has purchased 8 slip on units for brigades without appliances. The easy RFBAQ Slip On Unit Grant for 8 units is now open until Monday 27th November...

Fire Season - Brigade Specific Donations

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017
With fire season well and truly here, many Queenslanders are donating to their brigades using the RFBAQ brigade specific donation facility where 100% of the donation is passed to the brigade and the...

2017 Yellow Ribbon Day Is Almost Here – Celebrate The 36,000 Rural Fire Brigade Volunteers

Monday, 11 Sep 2017
If you know of a volunteer, are a volunteer, or value the commitment made by Rural Fire Brigades; on Tuesday 10th October 2017 wear a yellow ribbon to show your support. Through this you will be...

RFSA / RFBAQ Display At AFAC17 Powered By INTERSCHUTZ

Wednesday, 6 Sep 2017
The RFBAQ would again like to thank AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ for sponsoring the RFBAQ to attend AFAC17 in Darling Harbour. This year we partnered with NSW RFSA (Rural Fire Service...

The 2017 National RFB Volunteer Survey Is Now Open!

Friday, 1 Sep 2017
National RFB Volunteer Survey is now open, click here to participate and be heard. This is the second ever National RFB Volunteer Survey that will help identify what is working well and what areas...

The RFBAQ Board Met Last Thursday And Approved All Four Grant Applications For August

Thursday, 31 Aug 2017
Seymour Rural Fire Brigade in the Townsville RFSQ Area and Hinchinbrook Shire has been approved for $10,000 in RFBAQ funding to pour a concrete slab. They are due to receive a new fire appliance and...

Cancer Coverage And Brigade Members

Friday, 25 Aug 2017
With more knowledge about potential support, more and more volunteer firefighters are contacting the RFBAQ once receiving the life changing diagnosis of cancer. As firefighters we are more prone...

Yellow Ribbon Day - Remembering Fallen Firefighters

Wednesday, 23 Aug 2017
This year Yellow Ribbon Day holds special significance for all firefighters as Tuesday, 10th October 2017 is National Firefighters' Remembrance Day. A day to remember all firefighters, whether...

Fred & Crystal Peters

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017
By Liane Henderson Bushfire Safety Officer, Brisbane Region There are so many things that can be said about Fred and Crystal Peters, they truly are the pinup couple for the Rural Fire Service....

Legal Status Of Brigades - The Conversation We Have To Have

Monday, 7 Aug 2017
Why the need to move? - the 2011 advice from Crown Law and the most recent advice received by the QFES this year states that Rural Fire Brigades are not a part of the QFES, rather that they are...

Message From Commissioner Carroll QFES - Independent Complaints Management System

Friday, 4 Aug 2017
An independent complaints management system for members of the QFES workforce to confidentially report inappropriate workplace behaviour and misconduct is now open. The independent system operates...

RFBAQ Election – Ballot Papers Opened And Counted – Areas Declared

Thursday, 3 Aug 2017
Townsville, Mackay and Darling Downs (formerly known as Toowoomba) RFBAQ Area Representatives ballot paper collection closed last Monday, 31st July and ballots were opened and counted yesterday by...

Yellow Ribbon Day Brigade Information Kit

Friday, 28 Jul 2017
The RFBAQ has received an overwhelming response from brigades for our Yellow Ribbon Day on Tuesday, 10th October 2017. To support brigades and volunteers spreading the word on what they do in...

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