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Grants Approved And Change To Grant Process

Monday, 25 May 2020
  Buy Local Brigade Grants At the SEM meeting held Friday 22nd May, ten Buy Local Brigade Grant applications were approved in stage 1 of the final round. A list of successful Brigades is...

Smoke Signals Issue 20 - OUT NOW

Wednesday, 13 May 2020
  Full of information and photos of the first of 6 prototype LandCruiser Light Attacks, as well as bushfire mapping tablets, plenty of grants and heaps more…..   Online flip...

Blue Card Applications And Responsibility Of Organisation Declaration

Wednesday, 13 May 2020
  1st Officers of Rural Fire Brigades who have been signing Blue Card applications on behalf of the QFES are declaring that they have provided a verbal warning to the applicant that it is an...

LandCruiser Light Attack Prototype – Walk Around Video

Friday, 1 May 2020
The 1st of the 6 RFBAQ prototype light attacks has been delivered with the other 5 coming over the next 3 months. We would like brigade feedback that will help the RFBAQ and RFSQ develop the final...

Burketown Brigade Talk About Their Community And The New Fire Truck.

Monday, 27 Apr 2020
  Burketown Rural Fire brigade are very keen to get their new heavy attack into service. With an airport, bulk fuel storage, health clinic, school, petrol station and everything else that goes...

Yellow Ribbon Day 2020 Kits Available Now

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2020
Yellow Ribbon Day 2020 will be held Tuesday 15th September, the first Parliamentary sitting day that month. To help your brigade get ready, we have put together YRD20 kits that are ready to ship...

2x Isuzu 4x4 Trucks Ordered!

Tuesday, 7 Apr 2020
Yesterday the RFBAQ ordered 2 Isuzu 139-260 4x4 trucks - 1 for Burketown RFB and 1 for Birdsville RFB. Each truck will also come with $25,000 of extras on, such as a bullbar and central tow pin...

Another 33 Buy Local Brigade Grants Approved + 2 Standard Grants And A Hardship Grant

Monday, 6 Apr 2020
  The RFBAQ Buy Local Grants have been so popular with brigades that another round of 25 x $2,000 grants has been added. Closing date in 30th June. Click here to download the new application...

Thank You To The Businesses

Friday, 27 Mar 2020
During the huge 2019/20 Bushfire season many businesses supported Rural Fire Brigades in Queensland. Now many of those same businesses that gave so freely could do with your...

COVID-19 Update

Thursday, 26 Mar 2020
Rural Fire Brigade volunteers may be asked to provide assistance in new roles in the very near future. If you are a brigade member who is able to support in these new roles and you are able to do...

2020 Australasian Police And Emergency Services Games

Monday, 9 Mar 2020
The 2020 Australasian Police and Emergency Services Games are being held in Wollongong from the 17th – 24th October 2020.  These games involve all the Australian Emergency Services and...

Buy Local Brigade Grants Close March 2020

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020
  The RFBAQ management committee met on Friday and approved another 21 Buy Local Brigade Grants. This takes the number of brigades who have purchased equipment from local suppliers in their...

Hardship Grants This Fire Season

Friday, 14 Feb 2020
  The RFBAQ have a number of different grants open to Rural Fire Brigades and Brigade Members.   Hardship Grants have an extremely quick turnaround and the payment goes to a local...

Last Of The SatSleeves Allocated

Thursday, 13 Feb 2020
  Tolmah RFB covers 48 km2 in the Darling Downs RFSQ area. The brigade comprises 39 members, with 22 being active firefighters. They have one medium attack vehicle. The brigade receives a levy...

The ANZAC’s Have Arrived

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2020
  In mid-January the RFBAQ received the below email -    My name is Monica Hutchison and I am reaching out from Center Valley Elementary School in Russellville, Arkansas (USA). I...

In 2 Weeks; $200,000 Raised For 2 Trucks

Wednesday, 5 Feb 2020
  Tax deductible donations have been coming in from both business and private individuals. Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours and Michelin Tyres Australia are two of the major corporate donors...

Two More Hardship Grants, And Two More SatSleeves Out The Door

Friday, 31 Jan 2020
This week we have approved and paid two more hardship grants Firstly, a long time brigade member in Yeppoon who lost 100% of his fencing in the Cobraball fire. The RFBAQ purchased 14 ft mesh...

Ever Considered Standing As An RFBAQ Elected Representative?

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020
2020 is an election year. The RFBAQ are mailing a nomination pack to the secretary of every Rural Fire Brigade in Queensland.   Here are the prerequisites to nominate.   The...

40 Donated Mop Up Firefighting Units For Brigades

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020
Rural Fire Brigades in the Banana Shire Council, Isaac Regional Council and Central Highlands Regional Council areas will be able to request a new mop up unit, thanks to a $300,000 donation by Anglo...

Donate To Build 2 Fire Trucks

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020
Donations are tax deductible and 100% of the money raised will be used to purchase 2 Rural Fire Heavy Attack appliances.   Burketown Rural Fire Brigade and Birdsville Rural Fire Brigades are...

Tender Awarded And Buy Local Grants Approved

Monday, 13 Jan 2020
  The RFBAQ management committee met on Friday 10th January and awarded the tender to build 6 light attack fire trucks for 6 brigades without a fire truck to QuikCorp fire...

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