RFBAQ Meets with new fire Minister

Thursday, 10 Dec 2015

Alan Gillespie AFSM President RFBAQ and Justin Choveaux General Manager met with new Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services, Bill Byrne (Member for Rockhampton) today.

“I was very encouraged with our initial discussions with the Minister which were open and honest.

“In an extremely positive exchange of views we were pleased to hear that the Minister’s clear focus is on bushfire mitigation and the obligations of landholders. The Minister is also focused on ensuring that rural firefighters are adequately trained to meet the risks they face.

After listening to his views about protecting Queenslanders we are confident he will be a Minister we can work with to the benefit of all”
, Alan Gillespie said today.

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