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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...

Crew Protection Sprays Now Available For Rural Fire Medium Attacks

Monday, 21 Feb 2022
  Crew Protection Sprays now available for Rural Fire medium attacks   Brigades are now able to retrofit crew protection sprays onto their Isuzu medium attack fire appliances at State...

Murphy’s Creek RFB Will Receive The Innovation Platform

Monday, 31 Jan 2022
The Management Committee of the RFBAQ met on Friday in Gympie to review grant applications. Rupertswood RFB in the Townsville RFSQ Area were approved for $5,000 towards suspension upgrades and...

What We Do Before We Do It

Thursday, 27 Jan 2022
  For inexperienced people, firefighting is an inherently dangerous activity. Nonetheless, the majority of Queensland’s fires are fought by volunteers. Based on my observations as an...

Brigade Resources – Secretaries Can Order Online – Free, Fast And Easy

Tuesday, 11 Jan 2022
  Banner pens, Bushy Magnets, stickers and much, much more.   Following on from the rain that we have had and the rain that is coming, there will be a huge amount of growth across the...

RFBAQ Hardship Grants

Monday, 6 Dec 2021
A number of Rural Fire Brigade members in RFSQ South Western Region have been impacted by flooding and have lost fencing.   The RFBAQ has been providing Hardship Grants through local...

FusionCruiser

Wednesday, 1 Dec 2021
FusionCruiser - We will make a safer light attack firefighting platform that also meets brigade needs. The RFBAQ are fusing the crew safety learnings from the Innovation Platform onto the RFBAQ...

Rural Fire Numbers From 2016 To Now

Tuesday, 23 Nov 2021
  The Stats - Each year the RFBAQ produces a short YouTube video about the size of RFSQ including volunteer numbers, age, gender, equipment, fire sheds and of course yellow...

Applications For Innovation Platform Open

Friday, 29 Oct 2021
    The RFBAQ are looking for a Queensland Rural Fire Brigade to swap a new / near new Ford Ranger light attack for the RFBAQ Quikcorp Innovation Platform.   The crew safety...

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