RFBAQ sponsored AFAC Rural Fire Brigade Volunteers announced

Monday, 1 Aug 2016

This year AFAC & the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will be holding AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ from Tuesday, 30th August to Thursday, 1st September at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The RFBAQ has provided sponsorship of over $20,000 to offer the opportunity for a RFB volunteers from each Rural Fire area to attend this year's event. After consultation with the RFSQ Regional Manager and the local RFBAQ Representative the below RFB lucky volunteers have been selected to attend.

  • Marilyn King, Winfield RFB
  • Greg Day, McEuen RFB
  • Marc Wall, Samford RFB
  • Michael Dub, Speewah RFB
  • Harry Kirk, Black Mountain RFB
  • Geoff Williams, Goldfields RFB
  • Nathan Fry, Belmont RFB
  • Errol Noye, Turkey Beach RFB
  • William Hitchener, Barrine RFB
  • Michael Teuwsen, Mount Blackwood RFB
  • Dean Williams, Belmont RFB
  • Bruce Finlayson, Gowrie Little Plain RFB
  • Edwin Dunkley, Killarney RFB
  • Tom Stephens, Cungulla RFB
  • Jessica Eadie, Marburg RFB
  • Vicki Avcin, River Heads Kingfisher RFB
  • David Heck, Chambers Flat RFB

With this years' conference focusing on Mitigation, Response and Recovery, it is natural that brigade volunteers who defend 93% of Queensland are present to learn so that they can take back to their diverse communities strategies and solutions prompted by AFAC.

Trade Exhibition FREE ENTRY!

Alongside the AFAC16 conference, AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ will be showcasing the latest development in emergency services equipment and technology with over 150 exhibitors.

This year AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ has kindly providing free entry to one day of the exhibition to Rural Fire Brigade or SES volunteers! So if you are a Rural Fire Brigade or SES volunteer simply follow the steps below to access the free one day exhibition entry:

  1.     Click here to register online
  2.     Enter the promotional code and your email address
  3.     Scroll down and choose the option: "Exhibition Visitor 1Days AUD$29"
  4.     Continue button and complete the rest of the registration process

The free entry discount code is: AF16RUR 

We'd love to see lots of you there wearing your yellows and orange!

The RFBAQ would like to thank AFAC and Deutsche Messe for this initiative and for providing the RFBAQ with a stand within the exhibition.



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