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LNP 10 Point Bushfire Plan

Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020
The RFBAQ is supportive of the LNP 10 Point Plan and see it as a platform for brigades and landholders to better manage their bushfire risk.   Updated bushfire plan 1. One-stop-shop for...

Art Union Prize Winner & Brigade Member

Monday, 21 Sep 2020
  Major prize winner and Rural Fire Volunteer Leonard Harris couldn’t believe his luck when he collected his brand-new Toyota Prado.    Leonard was taken by surprise when...

QLD RFBs And RFBAQ On Landline

Monday, 21 Sep 2020
An excellent segment from yesterday's episode of Landline, featuring Qld Rural Fire Brigade volunteers and our very own LandCruiser light attack prototypes funded 100% by...

Fundraising For The Kunwarara RFB Landcruiser Reaches 50%

Friday, 18 Sep 2020
A huge thankyou to the Rockpool Foundation for donating $10,500 towards a fire truck for Kunwarara as the brigade is currently truckless. Kunwarara Primary Producer Brigade is in the Livingstone...

RFBAQ Annual General Meeting And Elected Positions

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020
  The RFBAQ triennial election process concluded with the start of the General Meeting.   At this meeting the RFBAQ reps voted for the new management committee and also who will sit...

Grants Approved At General Meeting

Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020
With the big announcement of the allocation of 9 fire trucks at our recent General Meeting, we can't forget that 3 other brigades had their grant applications approved. Three very different...

9 Truckless Rural Fire Brigades Will Be Very Happy

Monday, 14 Sep 2020
We can’t find where a charity has previously given 1 fire truck away for free and on Saturday at the RFBAQ General Meeting,  8 LandCruiser Light Attack fire trucks were allocated to 8...

Keeping The Dollars Local

Wednesday, 9 Sep 2020
Now more than ever, we feel a responsibility to keep more of our money local.  You may have seen our recent article about our switch to a local manufacturer of work uniforms.  We had...

Yellow Ribbon Day Is Next Tuesday - 8th September.

Friday, 4 Sep 2020
It's almost here! Next Tuesday, 8th September is Yellow Ribbon Day! A day to paws to celebrate the brigade volunteers that defend 93% of Queensland. Wear something yellow, pin a yellow...

Counsellor Or Peer Support For Brigade Members

Thursday, 3 Sep 2020
There are a range of support services for all Rural Fire Brigade members which is co-ordinated through the Fire and Emergency Services Support Network (FESSN).     The FESSN...

Mercedes-Benz And Quikcorp Donate A Firefighting Vehicle

Thursday, 3 Sep 2020
In a real star performance, Mercedes-Benz Australia and QuikCorp Fire Engineering have collaborated to donate a firefighting vehicle to the RFBAQ for the benefit of a Rural Fire Brigade in...

Brigade Specific Donation Ramp Up With Bushfire Season Start

Monday, 31 Aug 2020
The number of Brigade Specific Donations is increasing with the amount of smoke in the air. Community support for brigades was amazing last fire season, with many individuals, businesses, community...

3 Weeks To Yellow Ribbon Day

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2020
Yellow Ribbon Day is Tuesday 8th September. The RFBAQ has posted YRD packs to every Member of Parliament, every RFSQ Area and Regional Office and Kedron.   If your brigade would like to...

Bushfire Mapping Tablets Start Rolling Out In Queensland

Monday, 17 Aug 2020
The RFBAQ and RFSQ joint project worth $1.25 million will see over 800 Bushfire Mapping tablets rolled out across the state. Every Rural Fire Brigade that has a yellow truck will be offered a free...

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