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St Florian's Day 2019

4 May is St Florian's Day, named after the Patron Saint of Firefighters. It's also known as International Firefighters Day.

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NSW RFS supports ANZAC Day service

ANZAC Day is one of the most important dates on the calendar each year - and this year, it has been a very special occasion for a team of 20 NSW RFS members.

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National emergency services memorial

The National Memorial for fire and emergency services holds the names of 528 personnel who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while protecting others.

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Anzac Day 2019

Mateship, sacrifice and the willingness to volunteer are key characteristics of the Spirit of Anzac.

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Young members set sail

Yesterday the NSW RFS 2019 Young Leader Scholarship, sponsored by Jemena, saw winners Jessie McMaster from Faulconbridge Brigade in the Blue Mountains District and Kieren McGrath from Kentucky Brigade and Tamworth State Mitigation team, embark on an 11-day voyage aboard the STS Young Endeavour.

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Hot Fire Training Facility

A new mobile hot fire training facility will help NSW RFS members hone their skills with structure fires.

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International Women's Day

Friday 8 March is International Women's Day.

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State Mitigation Services recruitment

The NSW RFS is seeking passionate and dedicated staff to join our Mitigation Crews, who are focussed on reducing bush fire hazards and providing operational support.

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Sydney Mardi Gras

Keep an eye out for NSW RFS members taking part in this year's Sydney Mardi Gras.

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Thank you, firefighters

Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has thanked firefighters for their efforts during recent fires in northern NSW.

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