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Communication Grants Video

Thursday, 17 Jan 2019
Not quite sure if our 100 Truck Communication Grants are for you? What even is a SatSleeve+ Hotspot? Watch this video and we'll clear things...

RFBAQ Submission To QFES Legislative Review

Friday, 11 Jan 2019
The RFBAQ submission to the QFES relating to amending the QFES Act 1990 and the QFES Regulation 2011 is available to download and read from our website here. We encourage all brigades to...

Bushfire Review Extended!

Monday, 7 Jan 2019
Following the RFBAQ request for brigades and communities to have more time to be heard, Bushfire Review submissions now close Thursday 28th February. Information on how to lodge a public...

2019 Off To A Huge Start – QFES Legislative Review; Remedial Action On Bushfire Firefighting Coats; Bushfire Review And P3 Masks For Wide Distribution To Brigades.

Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019
QFES Legislative Review   The RFBAQ has met with the Legislative Review team leader prior to the drafting of the Terms of Reference.   The initial meeting the RFBAQ had regarding...

RFBAQ Christmas Office Closure

Tuesday, 18 Dec 2018
All the Elected Representatives and Staff of the RFBAQ wish the brigades, volunteers and our supporters a fantastic Christmas and a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. For critical brigade and...

Grants Paid, Grant Applied For, Comm Grants Keep Coming In And New RFBAQ Grant Application Form

Monday, 10 Dec 2018
While the grant scheme is open through until the 11th March 2019, here are some more grant applications that have come back. If you are a truck brigade that has an income of less than $5,000 per...

Brigade Resources Page Launch

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018
We are pleased to launch our all-new Brigade Resources page for all our stickers, info sheets etc. Open to all Queensland Brigades, Secretaries and First Officers can complete a simple form to...

Donate Your Containers And Help Us Cash-in

Thursday, 22 Nov 2018
When you take your containers to an over-the-counter depot, drop-off, RVM or mobile or pop-up site, simply use the our scheme ID (C10029060) and we'll get 10 cents for each one! Visit...

Place-Based Purchasing Trial For Primary Producer Brigades Now Open In Blackall / Tambo Regional Council Area

Thursday, 15 Nov 2018
A grant process is now available to Primary Producer Brigades within the Blackall Tambo Regional Council Area (refer list below), allowing them to complete a simple application form to apply for...

Summer 18/19 Smoke Signals Magazine

Monday, 5 Nov 2018
Read the great news about the new Heavy Attack, Legal Status is a wrap, 100 Communication Grants and heaps more…..   Online flip book available now + 2 hard copies to each brigade...

Rural Fire Prototype Launched At LGAQ Annual Conference

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018
The Local Government Association Queensland’s 122nd Annual Conference saw the RFBAQ and RFSQ reveal a brand-new Rural Fire prototype Heavy Attack fire truck in front of almost 500 Mayors and...

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...

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