Bush Fire Bulletin Online
The Bush Fire Bulletin is the official journal of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) and has been in circulation for more than 60 years. The first issue was published on 1 September 1952.
This well-loved printed publication reports on the activities of the NSW RFS volunteers and staff around the state including fire activity, new technology, research and advances in firefighting and prevention, community engagement, and station openings.
The Bush Fire Bulletin showcases the achievements, heroism and everyday goodwill of the NSW RFS, the largest volunteer firefighting agency in the world.
In conjunction with the National Library of Australia, all editions of the Bush Fire Bulletin are available online and fully searchable on Trove, making this huge historical archive easily accessible.
How to search Bush Fire Bulletin on Trove
- Go to https://trove.nla.gov.au/
- Type in your search.
- Click 'Go'. This will take you to the Bush Fire Bulletin's archive.
- A range of articles will be displayed for selection.
- To view an article, click on the green ‘View Online’ box on right. You can print, download or simply read online.
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GET READY WEEKEND
GET READY WEEKEND SATURDAY 16 - SUNDAY 17 SEPTEMBER 2011 #GETREADYWEEKEND IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR BRIGADES TO ENGAGE WITH THEIR COMMUNITIES ABOUT PLANNING AND PREPARATION FOR BUSH FIRES. INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING? VISIT MYRFS |GET READY WEEKEND
Smart and simple A new smartphone app allows data to be collected directly from the field
Smart and simple A new smartphone app allows data to be collected directly from the field A new smartphone and tablet app has been configured by NSW RFS GIS (Mapping Unit), with the support of State Operations, to enable data to be collected
Before, during and after The growing role of Fire Behaviour Analysis in the NSW RFS
Before, during and after The growing role of Fire Behaviour Analysis in the NSW RFS Following the inquiries into the 2013 Wambelong Bush fire, the NSW Government has recommended that the NSW RFS Fire Behaviour Analysis Team be enhanced. By Laurence
The blades of summer There has been an increased risk of grass fires this season
The blades of summer There has been an increased risk of grass fires this season A header sparked a fire destroying almost 405 hectares of wheat north of Condobolin in November 2016. "It was a normal day," said District Manager Ken Neville, "it was
Bush fires kill, but knowing exactly how might make them less deadly
Bush fires kill, but knowing exactly how might make them less deadly. By Justin Leonard. Team Leader, Bushfire Urban Design at CSIRO The January 2015 bush fires in the Adelaide Hills, which claimed 27 homes, once again highlighted the importance of
Born leader Sophie Cox from Hay has been named Cadet of the Year
Born leader Sophie Cox from Hay has been named Cadet of the Year For 17-year-old Sophie Cox being connected to the NSW RFS is a part of living on the land. "You can't walk down the main street of Hay without bumping in to a member," the NSW RFS
A hero for Hi End
A hero for Hi End By Jim Shanahan, Hill End Brigade Senior Deputy Captain and Training Officer It had been a fire season of 'unprecedented intensity' according to the June 1958 Bush Fire Bulletin. In late December 1957, with temperatures reaching
Much more than just the Captain’s wife
Much more than just the Captain’s wife The role of women in rural fire brigades has often gone unacknowledged, despite being a significant part of brigade life. Many women came in contact with the brigade through their husbands yet quickly became
Stop, collaborate and listen
Stop, collaborate and listen The Christchurch earthquakes of 2011 changed the face of emergency management in New Zealand forever. Since then the New Zealand Emergency Management Office has been working to build communities that are better prepared