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Keep Your PPC Clean

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018
It’s not a badge of honour – dirty PPC can make you sick - Keep your PPC clean. Now fire season is well and truly here – it’s important we keep ourselves, our brigade and...

JOB WELL DONE!

Monday, 13 Aug 2018
Good morning all, Well the weekend certainly proved that the bushfire season is well and truly upon us! I would like to offer my sincerest thanks to our yellow coated army of volunteers who...

100 Communication Grants For Truck Brigades

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2018
      Who are the grants for? - This grant funding is only available to truck brigades that have a total annual income of less than $5,000. Rural Fire Brigades with a...

2018-19 Rural Fire Truck Build Program - 119 Yellow Trucks

Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018
35 Isuzu Single Cab Medium Attacks 34 Isuzu Dual Cab Medium Attacks 30 Fuso Single Cab Medium Attacks 14 Ford Ranger Space Cab Light Attacks 6 Ford Ranger Dual Cab Light...

Grant Applications Approved For Round Mountain RFB And Gaeta RFB

Monday, 23 Jul 2018
The RFBAQ SEM met on Saturday and approved both grant applications that were tabled.   Round Mountain RFB is located in the Townsville RFSQ Area and has been approved for $10,000 to go...

RFBAQ Requests 40kph Speed Limit Near Emergency Vehicles

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2018
3 July 2018 Katarina Carroll APM Commissioner Queensland Fire and Emergency Services GPO Box 1425 BRISBANE   QLD   4001 Dear Commissioner, The RFBAQ Senior Executive...

Get Ready For Yellow Ribbon Day 2018

Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018
If you know of a volunteer, are a volunteer, or value the commitment made by Rural Fire Brigades; on Tuesday the 16th October 2018 wear a yellow ribbon to show your support. Through this you will...

More Bushy Magnets For The Far North

Friday, 22 Jun 2018
Sometimes it’s a few small acts of kindness that help make something bigger possible.   In May of 2017 VCE Frances Pelgrave from Lake Eacham RFB approached the RFBAQ with the idea of...

Rural Fire Bulletin Has Been Given The Bullet

Tuesday, 12 Jun 2018
We need your ideas on how to keep it and get it into the hands of brigade volunteers. Tomorrow (Wednesday 13/06) the RFBAQ has a meeting to try and save the Rural Fire Bulletin magazine. After...

Graeme McWilliam, RFBAQ Maryborough Representative And Sandy Straits RFB Member Has Passed Away

Thursday, 31 May 2018
Graeme was very passionate about volunteering and representing his brigade members in the Maryborough RFSQ Area. Graeme was also a former member of the RFBAQ Senior Executive, and this allowed him...

Winter 2018 Smoke Signals Magazine - DEFIBS – LEGAL STATUS

Thursday, 31 May 2018
Online flip book available now + 2 hard copies to each brigade will arrive in the mail over the next week. Read the great news about how all truck brigades will receive defibs after RFBAQ...

Major Announcement At RFS Summit 2018

Monday, 28 May 2018
All new RFS Appliances from 30 June 2018 will be rolled out with defibs. Truck brigades that don’t currently have a defib will be supplied and paid for by State. This defib is additional...

Insurances For All Rural Fire Brigades And The Legal Status Of Rural Fire Brigades Project

Thursday, 17 May 2018
Please see below an open letter from Deputy Commissioner Mike Wassing to all Rural Fire Service volunteers regarding the range of insurances afforded and information on the Legal Status of Rural Fire...

Co-Operative Funding Trial Gets The Go Ahead From Blackall Tambo Regional Council

Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Whilst the image of the Queensland landowner as steadfast and resilient coupled with an unwavering desire to defend their local community certainly holds true, there has been a misconception that...

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