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White Ribbon Day 2016

Today is White Ribbon Day, recognising that individually and collectively we can play a positive role in preventing domestic violence, particularly against women.

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NSW RFS members recognised at Resilient Australia Awards

NSW RFS members have been recognised for their work in protecting communities at the Resilient Australia Awards in Sydney.

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2016 Emergency Service Volunteer Memorial

The name of Deputy Captain Paul Sanderson, member of the North Rothbury Brigade, has been added to the Volunteer Memorial in Sydney today.

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Bush Fire Bulletin archive now online

The entire collection of the Bush Fire Bulletin, dating back to September 1952, is now online.

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2016 Emergency Service Volunteers Memorial Service

The annual Memorial service honouring those volunteers of the Emergency Services that have served the community of New South Wales and those who have died as a result of that service will be held at 11am on Sunday 9 October 2016.

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Bush Fire Danger Period

The 2016-17 Bush Fire Danger Period is now in place for more areas across NSW from today (01/09/16).

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Bush Fire Danger Period commences

Monday 1 August marks the start of the 2016-17 Bush Fire Danger Period for the Armidale Regional, Glen Innes/Severn, Inverell, Tenterfield, Uralla and Walcha local government areas in the State's north.

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Supportive Employer Program 2016

At a ceremony at NSW RFS Headquarters, Special Commendations were awarded to 12 nominated businesses and self-employed volunteers as part of the NSW RFS Supportive Employer Program.

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Queen’s Birthday AFSMs 2016

Congratulations to the five NSW RFS recipients of the Australian Fire Service Medal, announced on the Queen’s Birthday 2016.

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Hazard Reductions - 14 and 15 May 2016

Fire services and land managers are taking advantage of fine conditions to conduct hazard reduction burns this weekend.

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