Hardcopy books, eBooks and now audio books!

Lounging about Audio books – lounging around on top of furniture or driving long distances – the library is delighted to offer you a collection of audio books to add aural pleasure to your current status.

The collection is only small at present, the available titles are listed here.

To find out how to download the audio books, please contact the library at rfs.library@rfs.nsw.gov.au for the password and instructions.

 

(published on 28/02/2019)

Search our Bush Fire Bulletin (with Sitrep) online through Trove

 

Almost 18 months ago the NSW Rural Fire Service joined forces with the National Library of Australia to digitise the entire collection of the Bush Fire Bulletin dating back to September 1952. This resulted in all editions of the historical archived collection of the Bush Fire Bulletin being available online and fully searchable.

Unfortunately, there was no coverage of our bulletin in the mid 1970s. This gap no longer exists with the digitisation of the Sitrep Bulletin from 1976 to 1978. During these years the State Emergency Services of New South Wales and the Bush Fire Council of New South Wales produced this joint publication that incorporated both our Bush Fire Bulletin and the SES Bulletin.

Browse the Sitrep publication online using this link or search the Bush Fire Bulletin and Sitrep in Trove by using the search box in the image above and clicking Go. More information on searching can be located on the Bush Fire Bulletin website or contacting your library.

(published on 11/02/2018)
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8 attitudes of servant leadership / by Cline, Douglas K. Eight attitudes of servant leadership / 
Publication:
[Tulsa, OK] : PennWell, 2016. . 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 22 ISBN: 1593703821
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Aerial firefighting / by Jendsch, Wolfgang.
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Atglen, Pa. : Schiffer Pub., c2008. . 352 p. : 32 cm. ISBN: 0764330683
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Strengths based leadership [cd] / by Rath, Tom,
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. 4 audio discs (4 hr., 48 min.) ; 4 3/4 in. ISBN: 1531865240
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Social media marketing all-in-one / by Zimmerman, Jan, Social media marketing all-in-one for dummies Social media marketing 
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. xx, 716 pages : 24 cm. ISBN: 1119330394
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QuickSilver : adventure games, initiative problems, trust activities, and a guide to effective leadership / by Rohnke, Karl. Quick Silver 
Publication:
Dubuque, Iowa : Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co., c1995. . xv, 286 p. : 25 cm. ISBN: 0787221031
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Ten commandments of truck company operations : full day seminar / by Mittendorf, John.
Publication:
Tulsa, Ok. : PennWell Corp./Fire Engineering, ©2012. . 2 DVDs, 6 hr., 7 min. : 4 3/4 in. ISBN: 159370268X
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Disasters : a sociological approach / by Tierney, Kathleen J,
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. xiv, 311 pages : 26 cm. ISBN: 0745671012
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The art of miscommunication / by Casey, Dave
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[Tulsa, OK] : PennWell, 2018. . 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 22 ISBN: 1593704151
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Tribal leadership : leveraging natural groups to build a thriving organization / by Logan, David Leveraging natural groups to build a thriving organization 
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New York : Collins, c2008. . xiii, 303 pages : 21 cm. ISBN: 0061251321 Visit Table of contents only
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Rebuilding lives post-disaster /
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. pages cm. 19 ISBN: 0190942193
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Fire dynamics [videorecording].
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[Tulsa, Okla.] : PennWell/Fire Engineering, 2014. . 1 DVD (51 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 21 ISBN: 1593703406
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How to be resilient / by Copas, Stacey. How to be resilient : the blueprint for getting results when things don't go to plan. 
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. 123 pages ; 23 cm. ISBN: 0646940503

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'Head to the smoke!' : the history of the Burra Rural Fire Brigade / by Worth, Christine,
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. 98 pages : 22 cm. ISBN: 0646801414

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Our librarian is Katie Vandine.

The library is located on the third floor of the NSW RFS Head Office at 4 Murray Rose Ave, Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127.

You can contact the library via phone on 02 8741 5455 or email at rfs.library@rfs.nsw.gov.au

Our postal address is Locked Bag 17, Granville NSW 2142. This address can be used for returning books.

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NSW RFS training manuals


Use the search box below to locate hardcopy editions of NSW RFS training manuals and workbooks that are available for loan from your Library. Manuals and workbooks are available for a month’s loan.


 

Looking for something light to read. Your NSW RFS library, in conjunction with the Health, Safety and Welfare department, provide all members access to our Flipster online magazine collection.

With Flipster you can read the latest issues of our health and fitness magazines in addition to other titles such as PCWorld, Wild, Popular Science and National Geographic. Quickly access a magazine in your browser, or use the Flipster app on your mobile device to download a magazine to read later - even when you're offline! Contact the library for password and instructions.


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