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Bush Fire Bulletin Vol 16 no 2 August 1994Looking for a particular post-bushfire inquiry or review? The NSW RFS Library updates regularly their webpage Bush Fire Post Event Reviews and Inquiries with new publications and websites from across all states and territories in Australia. Most documents are available online and available to download.

Click here to browse the collection of inquiries and reviews beginning with the 1939 Victorian Royal Commission report through to current 2019-2020 national and state bushfire inquiry websites.

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Browse our Bush Fire Bulletin online through Trove

 

The NSW Rural Fire Service, with the National Library of Australia, has digitised the entire collection of the Bush Fire Bulletin dating back to September 1952. The digitised collection also includes the Sitrep bulletin (a joint publication that incorporated both our Bush Fire Bulletin and the SES Bulletin) from 1976 to 1978.

This historical archived collection is available online in Trove.

Browse the collection.

Bush Fire Bulletin (1952 – 1975)

Sitrep (1976 – 1978)

Bush Fire Bulletin (1978 – 2017)

Search the collection.

If you are looking for articles on a particular topic, e.g. the town of Merriwa, you can easily search the whole Bulletin collection in Trove.

Open the Trove search box using this link. The search box is pre-filled with the Bulletin catalogue items. There are over 6000 articles.

In the search box (after the Bulletin Catalogue items), type in AND followed by your keyword(s) e.g. AND Merriwa

Click on the search icon. The resulting articles will be listed. Please contact the library if you need any assistance.

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No grass / by Legarza, Shawna.
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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], ©2009. . v, 173 pages : 23 cm. ISBN: 1439227624
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Flames of fear : a photographic and documentary history of the fear and devastation caused by bushfires in Tasmania since 1820 / by McNeice, Roger V.,
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. viii, 370 pages : 31 cm. ISBN: 1921767227
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Mental health and wellbeing in the workplace : a practical guide for employers and employees / by Hasson, Gill,
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. 237 pages 20 ISBN: 0857088289
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Talking to strangers : what we should know about the people we don't know / by Gladwell, Malcolm,
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. xii, 386 pages ; 20 cm. ISBN: 0141988495
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Prescribed burning in Australasia : the science, practice and politics of burning the bush /
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. 303 pages : 30 cm. ISBN: 0994258941
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Living with fire in NSW national parks : a strategy for managing bushfires in national parks and reserves, 2012-2021 / Living with fire in New South Wales national parks : a strategy for managing bushfires in national parks and reserves, 2012-2021 
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Sydney, NSW : Office of Environment and Heritage, 2012. . viii, 48 pages : 30 cm. ISBN: 1742937780 Visit Online Resource
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How to read a nautical chart : a complete guide to understanding and using electronic and paper charts / by Calder, Nigel.
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Camden, Me. : International Marine/McGraw-Hill, c2012. . 271 p. : 28 cm. ISBN: 0071779825 Visit Publisher description
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Decision making in emergency management / by Glarum, Jan F., (author).
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. 287 pages 22 ISBN: 0128157690
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From snow to ash : solitude, soul-searching and survival on Australia's toughest hiking trail / by Sharwood, Anthony,
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AUS : Hachette Australia, 2020. . 295 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : 24 cm. ISBN: 0733645283
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The Oxford handbook of leadership / Leadership 
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New York : Oxford University Press, c2013. . xiv, 485 p. : 26 cm. ISBN: 0195398793
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People of the river : lost worlds of early Australia / by Karskens, Grace,
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Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2020. . vii, 678 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : 23 cm. ISBN: 1760292230
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How to Be Great : From Cleopatra to Churchill Lessons from History's Greatest Leaders. by Adonis, James,
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Carlton : Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited ; . 304 p. 21 ISBN: 1863958002

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From March 2020, the Library is closed temporarily to visitors to try to help slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus within the community.

During this time, the library service is available (Monday to Friday - closed weekends and public holidays) for members requesting journal articles and loans which will be emailed/posted as required.

Location


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.

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. Please return books to this address.


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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