Hardcopy books, eBooks and now audio books!

Did you know that your NSW RFS Library offers a selection of audiobooks that you can borrow via an app and play right through your phone. Click on the carousel below to browse the collection. To find out how members can download the audiobooks, 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

 

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. All editions of the historical archived collection of the Bush Fire Bulletin are 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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Grit : the power of passion and perseverance / by Duckworth, Angela,
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Scribner, 2016. . xv, 333 pages : 24 cm. ISBN: 1501111108
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New power : why outsiders are winning, institutions are failing, and how the rest of us can keep up in the age of mass participation / by Timms, Henry
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. 325 pages : 20 cm. ISBN: 1509814205
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Writing a report; how to prepare, write and present really effective reports / by Bowden, J
Publication:
Oxford How To Books 2011 . 250 p. 26 ISBN: 1845284704
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Sunburnt country : the history and future of climate change in Australia / by Gergis, Joëlle,
Publication:
Carlton, Victoria : Melbourne University Publishing, 2018. . x, 310 pages : 24 cm. ISBN: 0522871542
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Measure what matters : how Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation rock the world with OKRs / by Doerr, John E., How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation rock the world with Objectives and Key Results 
Publication:
. xiii, 306 pages : 22 cm. ISBN: 0525536221 Visit Online Resource
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Nudge : improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness / by Thaler, Richard H.,
Publication:
[Revised edition]. [New York] : Gildan Audio 2008 . viii, 312 p. : | 1 online resource (1 sound file (ca. 11 1/4 hr.).) 22 cm. ISBN: 0141040017 Visit Online Resource
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Who's minding the farm? / by Newell, Patrice, Who's minding the farm? : in this climate emergency 
Publication:
[Docklands, Victoria] : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2019. . 288 pages : 24 cm. ISBN: 0143789392
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In case of emergency : how Australia deals with disasters and the people who confront the unexpected. by Keeney, J. To protect our people 
Publication:
Artarmon, N.S.W. : Design Masters Press, 2007. . xxvi, 225 pages : 33 cm. ISBN: 0977586618
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How to win friends and influence people / by Carnegie, Dale,
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New York : Pocket Books, 2010. . xxv, 276 p. ; 18 cm. ISBN: 1439199191
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Start with why : how great leaders inspire everyone to take action / by Sinek, Simon.
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London, England : Penguin Business, 2019. . 1 online resource (1 sound file) | 246 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm. 24 ISBN: 1469090627 Visit Online Resource
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GIS, spatial analysis, and modeling /
Publication:
Redlands, Calif. : ESRI Press, 2005. . xiii, 480 p. : 23 cm. ISBN: 1589481305
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Living with it / by Aisbett, Bev, Living with it : a survivor's guide to overcoming panic & anxiety 
Publication:
Sydney, N.S.W. : HarperCollins Publishers, 2019. . v, 141 pages : 21 cm. ISBN: 1460757173

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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.

The library is open Monday to Friday. Closed weekends and public holidays.

If you are visiting, please contact the Library to check opening times.


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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