Sitrep - our Bulletin during the 1970s now online

 

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)

eMagazines for NSW RFS Members

 

Looking for something light to read over the summer season. 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 Popular Science and Australian 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 home access.

 

(published on 11/12/2017)
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Military doctrine : a reference handbook / by Chapman, Bert.
Publication:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2009. . 197 p. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 031335233X
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Fire : a collection of stories, poems and visual images /
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Witchcliffe, W.A. : Margaret River Press, 2013. . 239 pages : 21 cm. ISBN: 0987218077
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Casualty care for fire and rescue / by Todd, Simon
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom : Class Professional Publishing, 2018. . xvii, 371 p. : 25 cm. ISBN: 1859596576
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Introduction to Farm Firewise /
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Sydney, N.S.W. : NSW Rural Fire Service, 2007? . 4 p. 22 ISBN: 0975103377
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Management : strategies and skills / by Dwyer, J
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North Ryde, N.S.W. McGraw-Hill Education (Australia 2013 . 666 pp. 27 ISBN: 174307719X
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Macquarie concise dictionary. Australia's National dictionary 
Publication:
Sydney, New South Wales : Macquarie Dictionary Publishers, an imprint of Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd, 2017. . xii, 1427 pages ; 26 cm. ISBN: 1742619827
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Before you light that fire /
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Rosehill, N.S.W. : NSW Rural Fire Service, 2003. . 8 p. 23 ISBN: 0958598797 Visit Online Resource
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Bushfire rescue / by D'Ath, Justin,
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. 121 pages ; 20 cm. ISBN: 1935279890
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The bulldog track : a grandson's story of an ordinary man's war and survival on the other Kokoda trail / by Phelps, Peter, Bulldog track : a grandson's story of an ordinary man's war and survival on the other Kokoda trail 
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Sydney, NSW : Hachette Australia, 2018. . xxvi, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : 24 cm. ISBN: 0733639771

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AF/5 1997 Hydraulics & Pumps - superseded edition / NSW Rural Fire Service
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NSW Rural Fire Service 1997 . 28 pp 22
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Leadership secrets of the Australian army : learn from the best and inspire your team for great results / by Jans, Nicholas,
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Crows Nest NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2018. . xvii, 188 pages ; 24 cm. ISBN: 1760631809
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Conserving biodiversity : threats and solutions / by Bradstock, R. A.
Publication:
Chipping Norton, NSW : Surrey Beatty & Sons in association with NSW Parks and Wildlife Service, 1995. . vi, 428 p. : 31 cm. ISBN: 0949324590

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AF/4 1997 Map Reading - superseded edition / NSW Rural Fire Service
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NSW Rural Fire Service 1997 . 24 pp 23

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VF - (2005) Village Firefighter Manual - current edition / NSW Rural Fire Service
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NSW Rural Fire Service 2005 . 318 pp 23 Visit Online Resource

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Search the Bush Fire Bulletin online





Search the complete collection of the Bush Fire Bulletin and the Bush Fire Council’s Sitrep Bulletin (published 1976-1978) 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.

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