Far West

The Far West Team covers the local government areas of Cobar, Central Darling, Bourke, Brewarrina and the vast Unincorporated Area of NSW, a total area of 260,000 sq kms. The main cities and towns include Cobar, Nymagee, Euabalong, Mt Hope, Wilcannia, Ivanhoe, Menindee, Tilpa, Broken Hill, Bourke, Brewarrina, Tibooburra, Enngonia, Louth, Byrock, Wanaaring, Goodooga and Angledool.


Far Western

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Climate overview July to Septe …

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its climate forecast for July to Septembe …
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Packsaddle Roadhouse emergenc …

 Members of the NSW RFS Far West Team traveled to the Packsaddle …
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Wilcannia Field Day

The RFS Far West Team set up a stand at the Wilcannia Field Days.
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Information and contact details on our local brigades


Local weather conditions and information

Fire information

Get information on current fires and other incidents

Plan and prepare

Prepare your home, your family and yourself for bush and grass fires

Hazard reduction

Hazard reduction is an important part of preparing for bush and grass fires. You can check the location of these activities here

About our area

Meet our staff and find out more about the NSW RFS in your area

Photo and video gallery

See more of the work of our members in our photo and video galleries

Contact us

If you've got a question, comment, suggestion or complaint, you can contact the Far West Team here....


The Far West Team of the NSW Rural Fire Service has provided you with a number of links to associated organisations.