rural fire service

‘Cheap labour’: Rural fireys expose bitter rift

premium_icon ‘Cheap labour’: Rural fireys expose bitter rift

Rural fireys accuse QFES of using them as ‘cheap labour’

Rural firey receives award

premium_icon Rural firey receives award

David Morton joined the rural fire brigade in 2012.

One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

premium_icon One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

Blue card fiasco for Rural Fire Service

WATCH: Troy Cassar-Daley’s surprise serenade

premium_icon WATCH: Troy Cassar-Daley’s surprise serenade

Troy Cassar-Daley makes a surprise visit to say thank you to the men and women on...

Time out to thank fireys

premium_icon Time out to thank fireys

As rain provides much needed relief for the region it was the perfect time for...

The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

premium_icon The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

"It's like being a single parent a lot of the time."

REVEALED: Clarence region hardest hit by bushfire

premium_icon REVEALED: Clarence region hardest hit by bushfire

Almost 25 per cent of homes lost in Northern NSW were in this area

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

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.

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

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...

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.

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...

LOOKING BACK: ‘Even the dust in the air was exploding’

premium_icon LOOKING BACK: ‘Even the dust in the air was exploding’

With nothing else to give – and not knowing if they had a home – volunteers fed a...

FIRE HORROR: ‘It was eight days of living in hell’

premium_icon FIRE HORROR: ‘It was eight days of living in hell’

Residents reflect on the horrific moments before Eungella evacuation

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