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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...

Information On Fires For South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales And Queensland

Friday, 17 Jan 2014
Information on fires for South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland New South Wales Rural Fire Service South Australia Country Fire Service Victorian Country Fire Authority Rural Fire...

Position Description – Deputy Commissioner Rural Fire Service Queensland & State Emergency Services

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014
The position of Deputy Commissioner Rural Fire Service Queensland & State Emergency Services has been called with a closing date for applications on 31st January 2014.

Georgetown RFB Assist In Recovery Of Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter - Tiger

Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014
The community of Georgetown, located 380 kms WSW of Cairns and 490 kms WNW of Townsville is one of the brigades supported by the Innisfail RFSQ District Office. The ARH Tiger was en-route from its base in Darwin, NT to participate in a Defence exercise at Rockhampton, Qld, when it suffered major technical issues.....

Malone Review Team Update December 2013

Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013
Since the handing down of the Police and Community Safety Review (Keelty Review) on the 10th September, the Newman Government and Malone Review Working Group have been focused on delivering the majority of the 91 recommendations of the Malone Review into the Rural Fire Service. The Rural Fire Service in Queensland has suffered from the neglect of ...

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