organisation that oversees the operations of the Rural Fire Service
Bush Fire Survival Plans:
volunteers (as well as other members of the community) should have
their own Bushfire Survival Plans in place and prepare their own
properties and families for bushfire and house fires.
Prepare your Property:
Do this before the start of the
of Fires Currently Burning:
Keep an eye on fires burning near you which could flare up in bad
fire weather conditions.
Personal Survival information:
This information could save
your life. It is from the Country Fire Authority in Victoria.
Current Incidents in NSW:
The RFS site for
information on current fires burning in NSW.
Total Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map
secure area of the NSW RFS site set aside for members. You will need
a username and login, which you receive when you register on the RFS
Here you will
find information on fire safety, building in fire prone areas,
volunteering, training and current hazard reductions in progress for
Australian Government Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency:
site has information on the effects of climate change and impacts
The RFSA represents the volunteer members of
the RFS through its representatives from across the state, who
channel the views of volunteers on funding, structure of the RFS,
personnel and equipment. It also provides a range of support
services to NSW Rural Fire Service volunteers and brigades. Their
online shop can supply equipment and clothing to members at
competitive prices. We encourage all members to join the RFSA.