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14 October: RFSA to hold Family Day for Volunteer Fire Fighters in Bundarra

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The RFSA will hold a Volunteer Family Day at Bundarra in the Uralla Shire on the weekend to help those volunteer rural fire fighters on the land, and their families. RFSA President Brian McKinlay said the Volunteer Family Day is an opportunity for the RFSA to "give something Back" to volunteers.

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19 October: RFSA rejects NSWFBEU claims that Port Macquarie house loss was caused by 'Fire Service' boundary Allocations

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The RFSA today rejected claims made by the NSW Fire Brigades Employees Union (NSWFBEU) that a Port Macquarie home destroyed by fire was the result of 'fire services' boundary allocations. RFSA President Brian McKinlay said the NSWFBEU claims were outrageous, insensitive and a slur on RFS volunteers

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14 November: RFSA Welcomes NSW Government Response to Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission

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The RFSA today welcomed the NSW Government's response to the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission Report with its extra $106 million funding for bushfire response and hazard reduction and its overall commitment to bushfire management in NSW. Downloadable from NEWS MEDIA + EVENTS > NEWS.

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23 November: Gundagai resident wins new Nissan Tiida by supporting rural fire fighters

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Supporting NSW rural fire fighters through the Rural Fire Service Association's (RFSA) raffle has made a Gundagai resident winner of a brand new car. The raffle is made possible through the generous support of half a million people across NSW.

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12 January: Bathurst resident wins new Nissan Tiida by supporting Rural Fire Fighters

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Supporting NSW rural fire fighters through the RFSA raffle has led to Bathurst resident Glenn Gale 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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20 January: Experienced Volunteer Fire Fighters 'Will Walk' if paid, says RFSA

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The RFSA today said that payment of volunteers is not part of the volunteering culture and experienced volunteers 'will walk' if there is any suggestion of payment. More time should be spent on more relevant issues.

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02 February: Rural Fire Service Association Slams FBEU for Kincumber Scare Campaign

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The RFSA today slammed the Fire Brigades Employees Union (FBEU) for its damaging and misleading comments regarding the Kincumber Fire Station opening calling on the NSW Government for a proper review of fire management for all agencies in NSW.

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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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