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39 Mobile Phone Boosters For Brigades Allocated

Monday, 4 Jul 2022
The RFBAQ has teamed up with Telstra, RFSQ and a very generous donor to supply and install mobile phone boosters in brigades across Queensland. With an initial distribution of 39 devices we are...

Rural Fire Station Funding And 200 Crew Protection Sprays

Wednesday, 29 Jun 2022
At the almost completed Maryborough fire station, Minister Mark Ryan MP announced that a target of 200 RFSQ medium attacks will be fitted with crew protection this year. Read the Ministers...

Grants Approved - June 2022

Friday, 24 Jun 2022
Today the Management Committee met and approved a number of RFBAQ grants, including standard and hardship grants.   East Nanango Rural Fire Brigade in the Burnett RFSQ Area was successful in...

Great Keppel Island Rural Fire Brigade

Thursday, 16 Jun 2022
  Great Keppel Island (GKI) Rural Fire Brigade is a good example of how a local brigade meets local needs. Whether it be bushfire, land search, 1st aid or cyclone cleanup, the local volunteers...

38 Signal Boosters For RFB Stations

Wednesday, 1 Jun 2022
The RFBAQ has sourced funding to provide 38 mobile phone boosters for 38 Rural Fire Brigade Stations. Overview There are 28,000+ brigade members in 1,400+ Rural Fire Brigades that defend 93% of...

AU86 Major Prize Winner

Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Oh What a Feeling!!! Sally Wright and her husband had been joking around for months about “when we win the Prado” but admits they never thought it would be their name drawn out of our...

Grants Approved - Irvinebank And Glasshouse Mountains

Friday, 27 May 2022
The RFBAQ Management Committee met yesterday and approved the two grant applications that had come in for the month.           Irvinebank Rural Fire Brigade...

Come See The RFBAQ FusionCruiser At FarmFest

Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Come see the RFBAQ FusionCruiser at FarmFest Toowoomba on the Tuesday 7th until Thursday 9th June. The RFBAQ / RFSQ stand is opposite Total Tools. The unique rotomoulded underbody 550 litre water...

Central West 41 Handover

Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Today Central West 41 was handed over by Assistant Commissioner Tony Johnstone to the 1st Officers of Muttaburra RFB, Illfracombe RFB and Jericho RFB. The Rural Fire Brigades of Illfracombe...

Do You Need A Fire Permit And How Do You Find A Fire Warden?

Tuesday, 12 Apr 2022
Permits are free https://www.qfes.qld.gov.au/.../using-fire.../fire-wardens   An application for a ‘Permit to Light Fire’ is made through your local fire warden. Contact...

Grants Approved As Reps Meet With Minister And Commissioner

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2022
The RFBAQ General Meeting was held over the weekend at Alexandra Hills south of Brisbane and 5 proposed grants were on the agenda as well as attendance from the Minister, Mark Ryan MP and QFES...

South East Queensland Rainfall And Flooding Event February-March 2022 Review

Wednesday, 16 Mar 2022
Inspector-General of Emergency Management (IGEM) South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding Event February-March 2022 Review   On 15 March 2022, the Premier and Minister for the Olympics...

Smoke Signals Issue 22 - OUT NOW!

Thursday, 3 Mar 2022
Smoke Signals Issue 22 - OUT NOW  FusionCruiser, RFBAQ Grants, Fire Danger Rating Signs, Birdsville RFB Heavy Attack, Crew Protection Spray, so many events, all the stats you need and much...

Patience And Kindness

Tuesday, 1 Mar 2022
  Please try and show compassion for those who have lost so much and patience for those who are working on the enormous task of helping with the recovery.   All agencies and charities...

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