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Notice Of Open Public Meeting On North Stradbroke Island
Friday, 27 Jun 2014
Open Public Meeting to discuss the formation of a Volunteer Rural Fire Brigade on North Stradbroke IslandDate: Saturday, 26th July 2014Location: Dunwich Public HallTime: 1030 – 1230Morning tea...
Queensland State Budget Sees Large Increases For Rural Fire.
Thursday, 19 Jun 2014
2014/15 financial year will see Rural Fire Brigades receive another 47 yellow fire trucks at a value of $7.25 million.
RFBAQ Election Update
Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014
Nominations for RFBAQ District Representative closed on Monday 2nd June, with all 17 Districts receiving nomination forms.
The Future Of Emergency Volunteers By Deputy Commissioner Bryan Cifuentes
Thursday, 12 Jun 2014
First and foremost I have to say a big thank you to all those who expressed well wishes I have received from volunteers, staff and community partners on my appointment as the acting Deputy Commissioner Emergency Volunteers. I can assure you it has been extremely humbling and I will be giving it 110 percent effort once I hit the ground.
Deputy Commissioner Emergency Volunteers
Friday, 6 Jun 2014
The Rural Fire Service Queensland and State Emergency Services will be led by Acting Deputy Commissioner for Emergency Volunteers, Bryan Cifuentes commencing 16th June 2014.
Assistant Minister Welcomes Deputy Commissioner For Emergency Volunteers
Friday, 6 Jun 2014
Assistant Minister for Emergency Volunteers, Ted Malone, today welcomed the announcement of Mr Bryan Cifuentes to the position of Acting Deputy Commissioner for Emergency Volunteers within the department of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES).
Earth On Fire: A Catalyst Special
Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014
ABC Catalyst yesterday broadcasted Earth On Fire, a documentary investigating mega-fires and is a must watch. ‘Extreme in behaviour, with catastrophic impacts’ the rise of mega-fires...