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Media enquiries should be directed to Sharon Ellicott, Chief Executive Officer, RFSA, P: 02 47233400.

 

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06 August: Rural Fire Service Association accepts Premier's Compromise but preferred position remains 'No Super Ministry'

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The RFSA today has accepted Premier Nathan Rees' clarification and concessions in relation to his Super Ministry reforms following lengthy negotiations this week, but notes the Association's preferred position remains 'no Super Ministry'.

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04 August: Rural FIre Service Association calls on the Rees Government to come clean over a planned Super Ministry

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The RFSA (Rural Fire Service Association) today called on Premier Nathan Rees to come clean over his government's planned Super Ministry stating that the NSW government has not told the whole truth.

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20 August: Rural Fire Service Association reviews Victorian Bushfire Interim Report

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The RFSA will review the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission interim report in terms of legislation and operational practices in NSW on behalf of its Members.

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10 September: RFSA restates preference for 'No Super Ministry' following opposition Parliamentary motion

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The RFSA today has restated its preference for 'no Super Ministry' following the State Government's amendment of the Opposition's Parliamentary Motion regarding the independent status of the Rural Fire Service.

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28 September: Central West Fire Fighters win Australian Safer Community Awards for the "Canobolas Project"

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The Canobolas Project has contributed significantly to the future direction of fire risk management planning and its key outcomes have been included in the NSW Risk Management Planning Guidelines and is the State winner in the Australian Safer Community Awards.

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30 September: RFSA's Alan Holley elected President of Australasian Assembly of Volunteer Fire Brigade Associations

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RFSA Vice-President Alan Holley has been elected as President of the Australiasian Assembly of Volunteer Fire Brigade Associations (AAVFBA). This will provide a direct say in responding to the increasingly national political and policy agenda.

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12 October: Local Llandilo resident wins a new family car by supporting Rural Fire Fighters

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Supporting NSW rural firefighters through the Rural Fire Service Association's (RFSA) raffle has helped Llandilo resident Wayne Brewin win a brand new family car. Mr Brewin was the winner of RFSA raffle number 37.

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26 November: Gilgandra resident wins a new family car by supporting Rural Fire Fighters

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Supporting NSW rural fire fighters through the Rural Fire Service Association's (RFSA) raffle has helped Gilgandra resident Nancy Corcoran win a brand new family car. Mrs Corcoran was the winner of RFSA raffle number 38.

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07 December 2009: Rural Fire Service Association slams union claim of 'unprofessional' volunteer fire fighters

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The RFSA has strongly rejected claims from the NSW Fire Brigades Employees Union (FBEU) that volunteer rural fire fighters in NSW are 'unprofessional', comments that are beneath contempt and without any foundation.

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22 February: Casino resident wins Harvey Norman and Domayne shopping spree by supporting Rural Fire Fighters

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Supporting NSW rural fire fighters through the RFSA raffle has helped Casino resident Mrs Caroline Gillespie win a shopping spree at Harvey Norman and Domayne to the value of $20,000. As the major fund raiser for the RFSA, the raffle attracts the generous support of half a million people across NSW

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