ACEFA Conference 2022 - come and meet your librarian

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Are you attending the 2022 ACEFA Conference 26th to 28th May in Newcastle.
If so, please come and meet me, your librarian - Katie, and disc
uss what your NSW RFS library service can do for you.

I will be sharing Stand 2 with Megan from Learning Design and Assurance. We both look forward to chatting to you.

Join the library, borrow from the selection of library books that will be available for loan at the conference, and find out how to access our eBooks and online magazines. 

Please note that the NSW RFS Library will be closed during these days.

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Published on 22/05/2022

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.

Published on 08/07/2020

Opening times

The library is open to NSW RFS members Monday to Friday - closed weekends and public holidays

If you wish to visit please make an appointment with the librarian.

Please note that at present, visitors to NSW RFS HQ and the library require to be tested for COVID on arrival.  

Books, DVDs and journal articles are delivered by post/email to NSW RFS members who are unable to visit the library in person.

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.


 

Looking for something light to read. Your NSW RFS library, in conjunction with the Health and Wellbeing 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, 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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