$40,000 Buy Local Grants Approved on Saturday
Monday, 28 Oct 2019
The RFBAQ Management Committee met on Saturday where every RFBAQ Buy Local Grant received was approved.
If you have applied and you are not on the below list, please contact your RFSQ Area Office. Every grant requires a support letter from the local RFSQ Area Director.
|Area||Brigade||Slip-ons||Light Attack||Medium Attack||Tanker||Other||Station / Shed||Area Size||Members||Primary Reason for Application|
|Maryborough||Aldershot||1||81/35||Yes||22.6||24||35L fridge / freezer|
|Emerald / Barcaldine||Mount Macarthur||220||11||Mobile repeater|
|Darling Downs||Mt Myrtle||4||Trailer||No||156.34||32||Gas hot water system|
|Townsville||Toobanna||4||1||Yes||306.36||48||Push mower, pole saw, brushcutter|
|Cairns||Isabella||4||No||60||26||Backpack blower and chainsaw|
|Rockhampton||Great Keppel Island||1||No||15||12||Materials for garage|
|Darling Downs||Silver Spur||4||1||No||370||33||Shelving, tables and leaf blower|
|Roma||Augathella||9||No||22||Chainsaw and leaf blower|
|Roma||Amby Town||1||1||Yes||18||Chainsaw and safety equipment|
|Townsville||Horseshoe Bay||1||1||Yes||13||24||5x handheld UHF radios|
|Emerald / Barcaldine||Moodewarra||4||No||823||32||2x chainsaws|
|Burnett||Tablelands||1||2||Yes||229||33||Office and kitchen appliances|
|Maryborough||Boonimba||4||2 trailers||No||243.96||31||5000 gal water tank|
|Maryborough||Sandy Straits||1||1||Yes||20.78||24||PPE mobile pack|
|Darling Downs||Massie & District||1||2||Yes||198.5||40||Fridge and microwave|
|Bundaberg||Gaeta||1||Trailer||Yes||40||36||Air compressor, ipad and case.|
|Innisfail||Bilyana||2||2 trailers||Yes||20||ipad and printer|
|Maryborough||Brooweena District||5||1||1||Yes||810.04||44||Concreate, compressor and air hose|
|Charters Towers||Southern Cross||4||No||158||13||Petrol blower and storage|
|Cairns Peninsula||Kuranda Myola||1||1||Yes||40||20||Security CCTV system|
|Gladstone||Lowmead||1||1||Trailer||Yes||554||36||Rapid battery chargers|
|Mackay||Seaforth District||1||Yes||73.76||55||Tools and cabinet|
The next round of Buy Local Grants will be presented to the Management Committee when 25 completed grants are received. This constitutes as Round 3, which was meant to close in March 2020, but as these grants are proving so popular with brigades we have brought the process forward.
The most descriptive support letter this year comes from the Mackay RFSQ Area Director. Click here to read letter.
Equipment will be purchased by RFBAQ from local suppliers
For items not already supplied by the Rural Fire Service
One application per brigade
100% funded by donations and ticket sales.