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National Volunteer Week 2013

National Volunteer Week runs from 13 to 19 May 2013 and is a chance to say "thanks a million" to the volunteers who protect, serve and give time to communities right across the country.

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Youth Week 2013

This week is National Youth Week, a celebration of young people in Australia. The NSW Rural Fire Service is a key supporter of youth and recognises the important role young members play in the future of our Service.

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2013 Training Calendar

Bush Fire Bulletin Volume 34 No 2 (2012) included the Training Calendar for 2013.

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Go West

The Far West Team is attracting attention from around the State for their sophisticated used of technology and social media in the early detection of fires.

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No love for this grass

Spring is a difficult time for our members in the south and Alpine areas of NSW. The threat of fires in the noxious weed called Lovegrass is serious.

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Meet Oscar, the koala detection dog

Traditionally, sniffer dogs are used to track down criminals, find drugs or locate rabbits....until now.

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Change your clocks, change your battery

With the end of daylight saving, the NSW Rural Fire Service and Fire & Rescue NSW is reminding residents to change their smoke alarm battery.

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Seniors Week

Seniors Week runs from Sunday 18 March to Sunday 25 March 2012, with the theme of 'Live Life'.

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NSW Flood assistance

NSW Rural Fire Service volunteers have been providing valuable assistance in communities across flood affected parts of the State in recent weeks.

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