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by Rambler
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: RFS and Rescue
Replies: 51
Views: 8799

Re: RFS and Rescue

From a reliable source, Ellerston Rural Fire Brigade was accredited as the first SRB remote rural Road Crash Rescue unit at last months SRB meeting. Mungidi were the first RFS brigade accredited and are the only RFS brigade on the SRB's list of accredited Units which was updated last month on the E...
by Rambler
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Fire
Topic: Tathra report released to public
Replies: 45
Views: 1544

Re: Tathra report released to public

Why the RFS wants to spend money developing their own application when a suitable product already exists, I don't know. How about the fact that BART costs $150 for 10 members + $20 per additional member per year? With 2,000 brigades and supposedly 70,000+ members that adds up to a lot of recurrent ...
by Rambler
Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Tathra report released to public
Replies: 45
Views: 1544

Re: Tathra report released to public

SES have been working on an Availability App, and in a recent update: We now have an opportunity to assess the App as a multi-agency approach with Rural Fire Service, who are also working to build an Availability Management product. This joint opportunity was not available at the commencement of the...
by Rambler
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: RFS and Rescue
Replies: 51
Views: 8799

Re: RFS and Rescue

Ha ha. I wonder what the VRA are planning? I remember their failed attempt to change their name to Rescue NSW or something similar some years ago.
by Rambler
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Fire
Topic: Fire Plus Rescue??
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Fire Plus Rescue??

"NSW Fire and Rescue have spent more than half a million taxpayer dollars to revamp their logo" - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... hable.html
by Rambler
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Volunteers
Topic: SES funding increase
Replies: 3
Views: 351

Re: SES funding increase

Obscura wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:27 am
In other news FRNSW has to rent a ladder platform from the MFB
Probably because they've spent all their money on their "plus" re-branding :o
by Rambler
Mon May 21, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RFS and Rescue
Replies: 51
Views: 8799

Re: RFS and Rescue

RCR accreditation isn't just for RFS. Any agency could apply for it if they (and the LRC) feel the need exists.
by Rambler
Mon May 21, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RFS and Rescue
Replies: 51
Views: 8799

Re: RFS and Rescue

Obscura wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 1:26 pm
Who initiated the call for the formation of the RCR only rescue units?
This provides the background:
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by Rambler
Sat May 19, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is this the beginning of the end of ASNSW rescue
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Re: Is this the beginning of the end of ASNSW rescue

Shackles888 wrote:
Sat May 19, 2018 7:34 pm
All speculation, the SRB decides who does rescue in any area.
Actually, Local Rescue Committees decide who does rescue in their areas. The SRB, and ultimately the Minister just approve it.
by Rambler
Thu May 17, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Fire Plus Rescue??
Replies: 8
Views: 676

Re: Fire Plus Rescue??

Who knew that a simple + symbol could mean so much :roll:

I hate to think how much this rebranding exercise is costing tax payers.