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Media enquiries should be directed to Bernard Cox, Chief Executive Officer, RFSA, P: 02 4722 2122.

 

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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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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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