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Bush Fire Bulletin 2010 - 2014

Special Edition

October 2013: A tribute

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October 2013 will be remembered as one of the most challenging and significant periods of fire activity experienced in NSW in recent years. This issue of the Bulletin is dedicated entirely to those busy weeks when more than a thousand fires were reported and responded to and when thousands of firefighters took to firegrounds to protect their local communities.

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Bush Fire Bulletin Volume 35 No 3

The fire season kicks off to an early start

Bush Fire Bulletin 2013 Vol 35 No 3

This issue of the Bush Fire Bulletin covers the early part of the 2013/14 fire season including:

  • Overview of early season
  • It's your call - the value of a good SitRep
  • Recruitment Toolkit
  • Open Day photo competition

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Bush Fire Bulletin 2013 Vol 35 No 2

The road ahead: what happens after the fires have been through?

Cover of Bush Fire Bulletin Vol 35 No 2Bush Fire Bulletin Volume 35 No 2 is a review of the work of the NSW RFS following the 2012/13 fire season including:

  • After the fact - Bushfire CRC Research conducted with residents in three of the fire-affected areas
  • Instant drought - the impact of fires out West
  • A thousand words - the work of the Building Impact Assessement teams
  • The Nimmitabel Post - a charity works with farmers to help rebuild after the fires

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Bush Fire Bulletin 2013 Vol 35 No 1

A ferocious season

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  • Wrap up of the 2012/13 fire season
  • Was it really that hot in January 2013?
  • Saving the Siding Spring Observatory
  • Deployments to assist in Tasmania
  • Honouring the Australian Fire Service Medal recipients

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Bush Fire Bulletin 2012 Vol 34 No 2

The Bush Fire Bulletin celebrates 60 years in publication

Cover of The Bush Fire Bulletin celebrates 60 years in publicationThe Bush Fire Bulletin has been published since September 1952 chronicalling the lives, the fires and the courage of the volunteer firefighters of NSW for 60 years.

This issue of the Bulletin reports of the major fires of the past few months, latest technical and communication advances in the work of the Service, and looks back at the history of the Bulletin and some of the brigades who also celebrated 60 years of service this year.

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Bush Fire Bulletin 2012 Vol 34 No 1

Taking on the challenge - Remote Area Firefighting

Bush Fire Bulletin 2012 Vol 34 No 1

  • Fire and Rain - A full review of the fire season
  • Social media, social dividend
  • New Work Health and Safety laws

PLUS:

DGR: What it means for your brigade
eLearning enhances flexible training
The Bush Fire Bulletin turns 60

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Bush Fire Bulletin 2011 Vol 33 No.3

Grass fires a growing threat

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  • Scenes from the Blue Mountains fire
  • A hero from the Queensland floods: Kendall Thompson
  • Is the public getting the Prepare. Act. Survive. message?

LIFT-OUT Heavy Plant in the NSW RFS

PLUS:

Region East Exercise photo gallery
Base Camps: A Home Amongst The Gum Trees
What have the Cadets been up to?
Young Members Forum

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Bush Fire Bulletin 2011 Vol 33 No 2

Making a difference: Women in the NSW RFS

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  • One of the biggest changes yet: Computer Aided Dispatch
  • Learning about Indigenous fire methods

LIFT-OUT The Evolution of the NSW RFS Crest

PLUS:

Young members take the stand
Community Fire Units rolled out

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Bush Fire Bulletin 2011 Vol 33 No 1

Works crews on the job

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  • Floods: Lending a helping hand
  • The enhanced Bush Fire Information Line

LIFT-OUT on Forecasting a change 
PLUS:

NSW Response to the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission
Agreement for injured firefighters
Young People in the Emergency Services

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Bush Fire Bulletin 2010 Vol 32 No 2

Our History

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  • After the Gerogery Fires
  • Fires up North

LIFT-OUT on Our Service's history Part 2 

PLUS:

South Coast: From Drought to Floods
Crewing with the Commissioner
Visit from President of Botswana

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Bush Fire Bulletin 2010 Vol 32 No 1

Fire Whirl

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  • Gulaga Fire: Mountain comes under threat
  • The Commissioner on 'Catastrophic'
  • Hotspots program makes an impact
  • Neighbourhood Safer Places

LIFT-OUT on Our Service's story

PLUS:

New Emergency Alerts
Australia Day AFSM Recipients
New Fire Control Centres Opened

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