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by Rambler
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: VRA is it really serving the people ?
Replies: 66
Views: 42369

Re: VRA is it really serving the people ?

The RFS are the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) for the VRA so I guess it's in his interest to suck up to Shane.
by Rambler
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Volunteers
Topic: NSW SES Commissioner resignation
Replies: 0
Views: 207

NSW SES Commissioner resignation

NSW SES loses another Commissioner:
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by Rambler
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Medical
Topic: Illawarra SOT Cuts Could Risk Lives
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Illawarra SOT Cuts Could Risk Lives

They could easily give up rescue in the few places they still do it as I'm pretty sure there are full time FRNSW stations in all those locations.
by Rambler
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Medical
Topic: Illawarra SOT Cuts Could Risk Lives
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Illawarra SOT Cuts Could Risk Lives

Probably just means their Illawarra based rescue helicopter will get a bit more work.
by Rambler
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SRB Accreditation & Communique updates
Replies: 129
Views: 57424

Re: SRB Accreditation & Communique updates

But Police are in control Alfie - it's enshrined in legislation. That said, I've never experienced Police trying to micro-manage agencies at a rescue. They typically just stand back and let us get on with the job. Unless it's something big the "senior" Police officer on scene is typically a GD cop, ...
by Rambler
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: SRB Accreditation & Communique updates
Replies: 129
Views: 57424

Re: SRB Accreditation & Communique updates

Version 4 of the NSW State Rescue Policy was approved by the Minister last Thursday:

https://www.emergency.nsw.gov.au/Docume ... r-2018.pdf
by Rambler
Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Medical
Topic: Paramedic registration
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Re: Paramedic registration

She would be able to claim it and get it back with her tax return.
by Rambler
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Fire Services and Medical First Response
Replies: 35
Views: 5036

Re: Fire Services and Medical First Response

Structure fires are the core business of FRNSW but it is only ever going to hover in single percentage figures. You need to either welcome new business or enhance existing business if only at the very least for job security. Wasn't this the reason behind the "Fire Plus Rescue" re-brand? To reflect ...
by Rambler
Mon Oct 22, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Police State???
Replies: 8
Views: 1630

Re: Police State???

The SES for instance is not directed by Police. Actually, it is. The State Emergency Service Act 1989 lists one of the functions of the Service as: 8 (1)(i): to carry out such other functions as may be assigned to it by or under this or any other Act, or by the State Emergency Operations Controller...
by Rambler
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Tathra report released to public
Replies: 58
Views: 7558

Re: Tathra report released to public

Caveboobbomb wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:09 pm
AVLs will be pointless if they do not display availability.
Yep, no point trying to dispatch an empty appliance no matter how close it is.