Lessons Learnt ...
BUSHFIRES - Jeff Cutting - The Mount Majura-Wamboin Fire: 2 March 1985
BUSHFIRES - Jeff Cutting - The Hall Fire 13th February 1979
5 November 2014
9 June 2014
Queen's Birthday Honours list announced on June 9, 2014, Mr Andrew James STARK was awarded the Australia Fire Services Medal. (see citation here)
27 May 2014The 2014 ACT Rural Fire Service Long Service Medal award ceremony was held at the Australian War Memorial. (see List of awardees here)
14 March 2014
15 December 2013
20 November 2013
Official signing of the updated Volunteer Charter, ACT
photo courtesy Martin Greenwood
updated Volunteer Charter about 500kB PDF
25 June 2013
The inaugural ACT Rural Fire Service Long Service Medal award ceremony was held at the National Arboretum. (see List of awardees here)
11 June 2013
The National Emergency Medal, in recognition of service during the 2009 Victorian Bushfires, presented by The Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Mr Simon Corbell at the Australian War Memorial. (see List of awardees here)
9 September 2008
15 March 2007
The "Ides of March"
Volunteer Bushfire Fighters Protest ACT Legislative Assembly 15 March 2007
Safety won't cost you anything...
...until you forget it.
- Richard E. McArdie,
Chief , U.S. Forest Service, 1953
What You Wouldn't
The January 2003 bushfires in the ACT
Patricia Frei has researched the larger fires affecting the Stromlo/Woden region of the ACT
Controlled Burn - Jervis Bay NSW July 1994 - Videos courtesy of Rick McRae
The A.C.T. 1990-1991 Bushfire Season - Videos courtesy of Rick McRae