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Bush Fire Danger Period commences for seven LGAs

Saturday 1 August 2015 marks the start of the 2015-16 bush fire period for seven local government areas in the north of NSW.

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Fire Season 2014/15

A welcome reprieveThe 2014/15 fire season began early in August 2014 and ended in late March 2015.This article appears in the Bush Fire Bulletin Volume 37 No 2. Subscribe for free by emailing: bush.fire.bulletin@rfs.nsw.gov.au or view on the Bush Fire Bulletin page.

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NSW firefighters in Canada

More than 100 Australian firefighters have travelled to Canada to help fight large and destructive wildfires.

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New Bush Fire Bulletin out now

This issue of the Bush Fire Bulletin wraps up of the 2014/15 fire season, examines some key leadership challenges and shows technologies taking bush firefighting into the future.

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Queens Birthday AFSMs

Congratulations to the NSW RFS recipients of the Australian Fire Service Medal, announced on the Queens Birthday 2015.

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National Volunteer Week 2015

Today marks the beginning of National Volunteer Week and as one of Australia's leading volunteer organisations, we want to acknowledge the contribution of our 73,746 volunteer members.The volunteering efforts of our members make a big difference to the community and we say thank you.

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Rural Fire Service leaders descend on Dubbo

Two hundred NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) volunteers and staff will discuss and exchange ideas about leadership at the 2015 Leadership Forum which begins today at Dubbo.

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2015 St Florian's Day awards

At the Awards Ceremony on 4 May 2015, 21 individual and seven group recipients are to be acknowledged by the Commissioner. Drawn from the Service's Regions and Headquarters these recipients are presented with Awards in recognition of outstanding bravery or service. The fourth of May is chosen each year for the Awards Ceremony as it is the Feast Day of St Florian, Patron Saint of Firefighters and International Firefighters' Day.

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Australia Day AFSMs

Congratulations to the NSW RFS recipients of the Australian Fire Service Medal, announced on Australia Day 2015.

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Bunnings Australia Day BBQ

We reckon there's nothing much more 'Aussie' than a BBQ - or mates helping out mates.

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