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16 December 2010: RFSA calls for hazard reduction 'Audit' and warns programs must be pursued.

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The RFSA today released is NSW State Election Policy for 2011 entitled "Building a Rural Fire Service for 2030. "State Election Policy 2011" Downloadable from ABOUT US >Policies.

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09 February: RFSA calls on NSW State Government to Review Fire Fighting Arrangements and give Local Councils a better deal

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The RFSA today called on the State Government to review the cooperative fire fighting arrangements in NSW for a fairer deal for Local Councils questioning the validity of the overall funding mix.

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16 February: Cootamundra resident wins new Nissan Tiida by supporting rural firefighters

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Supporting NSW rural firefighters through the RFSA raffle has led to Cootamundra resident Patricia Bright winning a brand new car. The Raffle is made possible through the generous support of half a million people across NSW.

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17 February: RFSA calls on NSW Government agencies to drop ridiculous rental charges for fire fighters

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The RFSA today called on the NSW Government to drop costly rental charges against the Rural Fire Service for equipment the RFS uses on public land.

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11 March: Fire safety scare campaign is dishonest, damaging and misleading

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RFSA President Brian McKinlay today published an open letter to the Central Coast community.

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14 March: Volunteer firefighters ask: Remember community safety on election day

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The RFSA today released the formal responses from both the Labor Government and the Liberals-Nationals Opposition to its 32 policies and recommendations for fire management and community safety across NSW.

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18 March: Bipartisan support for hazard reduction audit a safety boon for NSW

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The RFSA today confirmed that both the Labor Government and Liberals-Nationals Opposition have supported an annual hazard reduction audit reporting to Parliament as recommended by thge RFSA.

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18 March: RFSA Family Day for volunteer firefighters at Cobargo Showground

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The RFSA will hold its next Volunteer Family Day at Cobargo in the Bega Valley on Sunday 3 April to "give something back" to local firefighters and their families.

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25 March: Independent emergency services review across NSW must happen in next term of Government, says rural firefighters

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The RFSA today confirmed that the Liberals-Nationals had agreed to undertake an independent review of Emergency Services across NSW as recommended by the RFSA.

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27 March: Rural firefighters congratulate Coalition on election win

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RFSA President Brian McKinlay stated that he looks forward to a cooperative working relationship between the RFSA, its Members and the new Nationals-Liberals State Government.

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