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Grant Approved For Bluewater RFB; Call For Redesign Of Light Attacks; Do You Still Pay For Your Fuel And Maintenance?

Monday, 22 Oct 2018
Grant approved for Bluewater RFB The RFBAQ SEM met on Saturday the 20th October in Gympie and approved the Bluewater RFB grant application for $10,000. The brigade has accessed RFBAQ grants...

Legal Status Into Rural Fire Brigades Summary

Friday, 19 Oct 2018
It’s been a long time in coming, and been recommended by all political parties while in Government. Auditor-General Report to Parliament No. 3 for 2008 – Management of Rural Fire...

State Planning Policy - Bushfire Guidance Material Consultation

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018
The RFBAQ wrote to the State Government in March 2017 requesting a revision to or amendment of the Vegetation Management Act and the Sustainable Planning Act relating to landholders being able to...

2018 Volunteer Survey Closes In 5 Days !

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018
This survey will give RFBAQ practical facts and figures to inform RFSQ and Government, and focus attention on what’s important to volunteers.    Click here to participate and be...

Yellow Ribbon Day Is Today! Show Your Support By Wearing A Yellow Ribbon.

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
Are you wearing your yellow ribbon today?    Join us in showing your support for the 36,000 plus men and women who volunteer with their local rural fire brigades to protect 93% of...

Yellow Ribbon Day Message From Katarina Carroll

Friday, 12 Oct 2018
Dear colleagues   Yellow Ribbon Day on Tuesday 16 October is our chance to show support for the 36,000 Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteers who sacrifice countless hours to make Queensland a...

Grants Applied For, Grants Approved, Grants Paid

Tuesday, 2 Oct 2018
Maryborough RFSQ Area - $3,900 - Brigade member supported by RFBAQ purchasing new pipework to allow cattle to be watered after Woolooga fire impacted farm.   West Moreton RFSQ Area - $1,254...

Welcome Lesley Brand – New RFBAQ Maryborough Rep

Monday, 24 Sep 2018
My name is Lesley Brand. I am currently Secretary of Brooweena District Rural Fire Brigade and have held the position for 28years. I have also held the position of Deputy Fire Warden for Brooweena...

Bushfire Season Resources

Thursday, 20 Sep 2018
** If you or your property is under threat call 000 IMMEDIATELY ** Bushfire season is truly in full swing. We have seen many days of Very High and even Severe fire danger ratings over the past...

Today 3 Years Ago, QLD Parliament Voted For Presumptive Legislation! Let’s Hope You Never Need To Access It.

Monday, 17 Sep 2018
Some Members of Parliament had further to travel than others on the journey of equal cancer coverage for all firefighters. Yet today, 3 years ago they all voted to give full time, part time and...

Media Release – Rural Fire Brigade Firefighting Coats

Friday, 14 Sep 2018
Rural Fire Brigades in Townsville have been battling intense wild fires since last Friday with temperatures above 30 degrees, humidity as low as 8 percent and flame heights up to 14 metres. The...

2018 Yellow Ribbon Day Is Almost Here – Celebrate The 36,000 Rural Fire Brigade Volunteers

Thursday, 13 Sep 2018
If you know of a volunteer, are a volunteer, or value the commitment made by Rural Fire Brigades; on Tuesday 16th October 2018 wear a yellow ribbon to show your support. Through this you will be...

Congratulations To Our Prize Winners Of Art Union 68 That Was Drawn Yesterday.

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018
Mrs C of Samford won her second car from the RFBAQ raffle. In 2008 she won a Mitsubishi Outlander and yesterday she won a Toyota Rav4. While on the phone to the RFBAQ yesterday Mrs C said that she...

The 2018 National RFB Volunteer Survey Is Now Open!

Friday, 31 Aug 2018
The National RFB Volunteer Survey is now open - click here to participate and be heard! This is the third ever National RFB Volunteer Survey that will help identify what is working well and what...

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