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15 June: Volunteer fire fighters have the power to make a difference

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May rural fire fighters don't realise how much clout volunteers have in the decision-making process, and that selecting volunteer representatives ought to be a key priority for many rural fire brigades, said Nick Helyer, RFSA Chairman of Central East Volunteer Region.

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07 August: NSW Rural Fire Service4 Association announces winners of RFSA President's Scholarship 2006

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The RFSA awarded two RFSA President's Scholarships to Lynette Liston, Development Control Officer for the NSW Rural Fire Service in Baulkham Hills, and John Orrick, volunteer rural fire fighter and Captain of the Taree Rural Fire Brigade.

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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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