Bush fire research
The 2019-20 bush fire season was the most challenging NSW has ever faced - and took an enormous toll on communities across the state.
Published Date: 12 Oct 2020Read More
Rob Rogers appointed NSW RFS Commissioner
Minister for Police and Emergency Services, David Elliott, has announced Rob Rogers as the new Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service.
Published Date: 16 Jul 2020Read More
Research into the 2019-2020 bush fires
The Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC, commissioned by the NSW RFS, is undertaking research into people’s experiences of the 2019-20 bush fires in NSW.
Published Date: 15 Jul 2020Read More
Queen's Birthday AFSMs 2020
Eight NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) members have been recognised for their commitment to the community as part of the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020.
Published Date: 08 Jun 2020Read More
$90 million of donations supporting volunteers and NSW communities
Last fire season was unprecedented and so was the response from the community.
Published Date: 03 Jun 2020Read More
National Volunteer Week
This week is National Volunteer Week, an opportunity for us to thank our volunteers for the contribution they make to the NSW RFS, and to their communities.
Published Date: 21 May 2020Read More
St Florian's Day 2020
Monday 4 May 2020 is St Florian's Day, a very special day for those in the firefighting family.
Published Date: 04 May 2020Read More
Shane Fitzsimmons to conclude role as Commissioner
After more than 12 years as Commissioner, Shane Fitzsimmons will leave the NSW RFS this month to take up a new role in NSW Government.
Published Date: 06 Apr 2020Read More
Australia Day 2020 - Australian Fire Service Medals
Congratulations to the six NSW RFS members named as recipients of the Australian Fire Service Medal, as part of the Australia Day Honours.
Published Date: 26 Jan 2020Read More
On behalf of the NSW Rural Fire Service, the NSW RFS Donations Trust, and our volunteers, thank you to everyone who has donated financially to recognise the incredible work done by our volunteers.
Published Date: 24 Jan 2020Read More