rural fire service

Experts: fire crisis will repeat without land control reform

premium_icon Experts: fire crisis will repeat without land control reform

Gympie-based rural fire chief, USC acadmic and MP urge changes to keep catastrophe...

Brigades battle for survival over blue card fight

premium_icon Brigades battle for survival over blue card fight

Most Mackay region volunteer fireys have not applied for a blue card

Big business urged to support employees left out of pocket

premium_icon Big business urged to support employees left out of pocket

Some big companies aren’t paying our fireys so the The Bully’s ‘Fair go for our...

Firey slams ‘outright lies’ circulating about bushfires

Firey slams ‘outright lies’ circulating about bushfires

One firefighter has had a gut full of the 'lies' about bushfires.

Fire boss shuts down Barnaby Joyce

Fire boss shuts down Barnaby Joyce

Rural Fire Service boss rejects Barnaby Joyce’s bushfire theory

‘Spit in the face’: Fire donation tin stolen from tavern

premium_icon ‘Spit in the face’: Fire donation tin stolen from tavern

Fireys disappointed about theft of donation tin from tavern.

UPDATE: Several crews bring Yeppen fire under control

premium_icon UPDATE: Several crews bring Yeppen fire under control

The blaze started under Yeppen bridge and made its way to the western side of the...

Firefighter dead, several injured, after truck rolls

Firefighter dead, several injured, after truck rolls

A firey has died in New South Wales after a fire truck rolled

OUR SAY: It’s time to work as one to give fireys a fair go

premium_icon OUR SAY: It’s time to work as one to give fireys a fair go

‘It is time for all levels of government to work together. It is time for a fair go...

Payday for NSW fireys while QLD bogs down in talks

premium_icon Payday for NSW fireys while QLD bogs down in talks

The Queensland Government must request the funding from the Federal Government but...

Adelaide Park firey calls for more help

premium_icon Adelaide Park firey calls for more help

Mark White would like to see compensation for fireys from all walks of life.

Disagreement over who pays for firey help

premium_icon Disagreement over who pays for firey help

Just when the ‘Fair go for our fireys’ campaign was picking up steam, it’s hit a...

Practicalities of paying our firefighter volunteers explored

premium_icon Practicalities of paying our firefighter volunteers explored

Compensating volunteers will be difficult but good ideas abound.

Widow's plea to Forestry Corp after fire destroys farm

premium_icon Widow's plea to Forestry Corp after fire destroys farm

Wendy Pannach pushes for forest giant to help pay costs of fences.

Rural firefighter explains the need for more support

premium_icon Rural firefighter explains the need for more support

Firefighting volunteers don’t like talk about doing it tough but there’s a problem...

CQ Rural Firey says volunteers are struggling to get by

premium_icon CQ Rural Firey says volunteers are struggling to get by

Rural Firefighters and employers need government support to continue fighting...

Fair go for our fireys: Who should pay them?

premium_icon Fair go for our fireys: Who should pay them?

The Morning Bulletin readers support paying our fireys but they dispute...

Fury as people put lives at risk in fire zones

premium_icon Fury as people put lives at risk in fire zones

RESIDENTS who ignore road closure signs and choose to drive around fire trucks in...

Medals awarded as rural fire station’s new kitchen opens

premium_icon Medals awarded as rural fire station’s new kitchen opens

Sixty-five years of rural fire service celebrates with a new annex.

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