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Queensland’s Everyday Heroes Set To Be Recognised Through New Awards Program

Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014
For further information on the nomination process or to enter an award visit this website – QPCU today launched its inaugural awards program aimed at recognising the work of everyday heroes in the Queensland community, as the organisation gears up to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Call For Volunteers – ANZAC Day Badge Selling Thursday, 24th April

Monday, 24 Mar 2014
The call for Rural Fire Brigade volunteers is on again for this year’s ANZAC Day Badge selling on Thursday, 24th April, 2014.

March 2014 Smoke Signals Magazine Now Available Online

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014
View our March 2014 issue of Smoke Signals Newsletter online by clicking on the picture below. Two copies of Smoke Signals will also be mailed out to all Rural Fire Brigade Secretaries next week.

National Red Balloon Day – 28th February 2014

Monday, 24 Feb 2014
The National Red Balloon Day (NRBD) event has been created to honour and thank the brave firefighters throughout Australia. On the Friday, 28th February simply fly...

Volunteers Get Input Into Equipment Design

Thursday, 13 Feb 2014
Rural firefighter volunteers have for the first time had the opportunity to give input into the design of their fire trucks to ensure the firefighting equipment was meeting their needs.

John Fisher The Oldest Firefighter Passes Away At Age 92

Thursday, 13 Feb 2014
John had been actively involved in the Tamborine Mountain Rural Fire Brigade up until just a few weeks before he became ill with cancer and was admitted to hospital. At the opening of the new Tamborine Mountain fire station on Saturday 6th July 2013 John was presented with a long service medal by Police and Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jack Dempsey,

Congratulations Wally Gray AFSM!

Monday, 3 Feb 2014
Many people will know the name Wally Gray because of his time as the RFBAQ President from 2005 to 2008 and as a volunteer extremely passionate about Rural Fire Brigades and what they mean to the communities of Queensland. Wally not only fights fires, but he...

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