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PREPARATION

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Get Ready Weekend 12-13 Sept

With summer just around the corner, now is the time to Get Ready for bush fire season.

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Volunteer

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Get ready for bush fire season

Are you and your family prepared for the coming bush fire season?

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Bush Fire Hazards

The simple rule is – if it's your property, it's your hazard and your responsibility.

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Latest News

Bush Fire Danger Period commen …

Saturday 1 August 2015 marks the start of the 2015-16 bush fire period for se …

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NSW firefighters in Canada

More than 100 Australian firefighters have travelled to Canada to help fight …

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Queens Birthday AFSMs

Congratulations to the NSW RFS recipients of the Australian Fire Service Meda …

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10/50 Rule

Changes announced to 10/50 vegetation clearing rule

Get the MyFirePlan app

Don't just plan to do it. Make your Bush Fire Survival Plan with the free MyFirePlan app. It could save your life.