Brigade Grant Funding Update
Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Fairview RFB receives $4,726 for UHF Repeater Footings
The brigade is located on the Landsborough highway between Kynuna and Winton.
Fairview RFB has 15 firefighters and 4 support members and covers 2,492 sq klm.
The brigade does not collect a Rural Fire Levy and is located in the Barcaldine RFSQ Area.
Clio Road RFB received new Grader Cutting Edges for $904
The brigade is located on the Richmond - Winton Road and has 4 firefighters with 4 support members. The brigade covers 2,177 sq klm.
The brigade does not collect a Rural Fire Levy and is located in the Charters Towers RFSQ Area.
To see how graders are used in dry firefighting – link here to a short 20 minute video
Cowley Beach RFB approved for fire station site works and water tank - $10,000
Located south of Innisfail, the brigade has 2 slip on units and a medium attack appliance that is currently housed in a brigade members farm shed. With 21 firefighters and 37 support members, Cowley Beach RFB covers 79 sq klm.
Cowley Beach has previously received RFBAQ Grants in 2008 for a slip on unit; $3,760 for a firefighting water tank and in 2011, $2,517 for assorted brigade equipment.
The brigade does not collect a Rural Fire Levy and is located in the Innisfail RFSQ Area.