News from nswrfs 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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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.