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Media enquiries should be directed to Trevor Anderson, Acting Chief Executive Officer, RFSA, P: 02 47233400.

 

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18 February: RFSA Raffles an important fund raiser to support volunteer fire fighters in NSW

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The RFSA today thanked the general community in supporting rural fire fighters in NSW through buying tickets in its raffles - the Association's key fundraising activity.

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08 November: RFSA calls on commitment from Pollies to compensate volunteers and employers during fire fighting campaigns

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The RFSA has asked for a commitment from the major political parties in the lead up to the election to consider reimbursing both volunteers and their employers when attending operational fires.

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27 February: RFSA Grants provides a further $1.5 million to assist NSW Rural Fire Brigades

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The RFSA has approved $1.5 million in assistance to 463 NSW rural fire brigades and district support groups State-wide as part of the Association's third round of Grants funding.

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28 February: Telstra and the NSW RFSA join forces to boost resources

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Telstra and the RFSA today announced a co-marketing campaign to help raise funds for volunteer fire fighting resources across regional NSW.

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01 April: RFSA Supports NSW and Territory initiative for "Fire Safe" cigarettes

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The RFSA has applauded the recent recommendation by State and Territory Emergency Services ministers to introduce a national standard on "self-extinguishing" cigarettes by early 2009.

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09 June: RFSA Grants provide $42,000 to assist Rural Fire Brigades in the Far West

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$42,000 in assistance to rural fire brigades in far western New South Wales was approved as part of the third round of the highly successful RFSA Grants scheme.

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09 June: Record number of delegates confirmed for 2008 RFSA Conference

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More thatn 500 rural fire fighters will converge on Mudgee later this month for the NSW Rural Fire Service Association (RFSA) 2008 Conference.

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13 June: RFSA Grants provide $23,000 to assist Barwon Darling Rural Fire Brigades

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$23,000 in assistance to rural fire brigades and district support groups in the RFS Barwon Darling Zone was approved as part of the third round of the highly successful RFSA Grants scheme.

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24 June: RFSA announces 2008/2009 President and Executive Committee

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Superintendent Turner, Zone Manager, Lake George Zone, (RFS) was elected President of the RFSA at the annual conference in Mudgee over the weekend.

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27 June: RFSA pledges its support to bridge the volunteer generation gap

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Encouraging young people to be volunteer fire fighters is a major step in helping to address the possible shortage of volunteers and ensuring the long-term sustainability of the NSW RFS.

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