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Deputy Premier Vegetation Management Response

Friday, 2 Jun 2017
The Deputy Premier has written back regarding the RFBAQ request for flexibility in providing a safe and defendable space in bushfire prone areas. We would like to thank her for acting positively...

NEW 2017 Emergency Volunteer Pin - Help Design It!

Thursday, 1 Jun 2017
Overwhelmed by Queensland's volunteers selfless contribution to their communities in the recent natural disaster, Mark Ryan MP recently announced a 2017 Emergency Volunteer Pin. The RFBAQ...

Each State Or Territory In Australia Has Different Levels Of Coverage That Extends To Paid And Volunteer Firefighters

Tuesday, 30 May 2017
With what has been happening in Victoria, the RFBAQ has been receiving an increasing number of queries from staff, volunteers and the media regarding cancer coverage in Queensland. Please click...

Cairns Peninsular RFBAQ Representative, John Thomson Standing Down

Thursday, 18 May 2017
This year is the triennial elections for the RFBAQ and a changing of the guard in the deep north. After 9 years with the RFBAQ as Senior Vice President and Cairns Peninsular Representative, John...

Four More PPB Grants Approved + Illfracombe RFB And Alton Downs RFB

Wednesday, 3 May 2017
Four additional Primary Producer Brigades (PPB) Grants have been approved. Audurn/Beeron RFB will receive 4 UHF CB radios to improve fire line safety while attending a firecall. They do have CB...

NEW Smoke Signals Magazine Available Online

Friday, 28 Apr 2017
Two copies of our Autumn/Winter issue of Smoke Signals magazine will be mailed out to all Rural Fire Brigade Secretaries within the next two weeks, but you can view it online now here. Inside are...

Important Message And Factsheet From QFES For All Brigade Members

Thursday, 27 Apr 2017
Since the emergence last year of health concerns around the historic use of some types firefighting foam, in particular Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF) containing PerFluorinated Chemicals (PFCs)...

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