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How dad-of-five tried to get off drink driving charge

Premium Content How dad-of-five tried to get off drink driving charge

A paralegal and ex-RFS vollie is now facing his 108th fraud charge

Only getting worse: Firefighters prepare for hellish time

Premium Content Only getting worse: Firefighters prepare for hellish time

Rural fire area director Peter Roberts says crews are preparing for a dangerous...

Why RFS crew suspected alleged firebug in their ranks

Premium Content Why RFS crew suspected alleged firebug in their ranks

A teenage firefighter is accused of lighting nine fires

5 trucks, 20 firefighters battle blaze off highway

5 trucks, 20 firefighters battle blaze off highway

The crews faced hot and windy conditions.

What a La Nina alert means for the Whitsundays

Premium Content What a La Nina alert means for the Whitsundays

The Bureau of Meteorology predicts the chance of a La Nina weather pattern has...

MORE DETAILS: Strike force set up after fatal house fire

Premium Content MORE DETAILS: Strike force set up after fatal house fire

Human remains found are believed to be those of the occupant

Reality TV star’s donation gives tablets to rural fireys

Premium Content Reality TV star’s donation gives tablets to rural fireys

Kylie Jenner has donated $200,000 to roll out bushfire mapping tablets to our rural...

Syndicate targets firefighter utes in alleged rebirth ‘scam’

Premium Content Syndicate targets firefighter utes in alleged rebirth ‘scam’

Arrests after fire trucks and boats were seized in a rebirthing scam

‘Cheap labour’: Rural fireys expose bitter rift

Premium Content ‘Cheap labour’: Rural fireys expose bitter rift

Rural fireys accuse QFES of using them as ‘cheap labour’

‘Skeleton crews’ to defend communities from blazes

Premium Content ‘Skeleton crews’ to defend communities from blazes

More than 70 senior Mackay firefighters have been barred from the front lines due...

One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

Premium Content One-in-three volunteer fireys kicked out

Blue card fiasco for Rural Fire Service

WATCH: Troy Cassar-Daley’s surprise serenade

Premium Content WATCH: Troy Cassar-Daley’s surprise serenade

Troy Cassar-Daley makes a surprise visit to say thank you to the men and women on...

The real unsung heroes of fire fighting effort

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"It's like being a single parent a lot of the time."

Blue card petition sparks political firefight

Premium Content Blue card petition sparks political firefight

A Kuttabul firefighter prepares for a political firestorm as his blue card petition...

REVEALED: Clarence region hardest hit by bushfire

Premium Content REVEALED: Clarence region hardest hit by bushfire

Almost 25 per cent of homes lost in Northern NSW were in this area

Hero's welcome home for our returned firefighters

Premium Content Hero's welcome home for our returned firefighters

Bittersweet moment as firefighters return from NSW inferno. ‘It just about brings a...

Experts: fire crisis will repeat without land control reform

Premium Content Experts: fire crisis will repeat without land control reform

Gympie-based rural fire chief, USC acadmic and MP urge changes to keep catastrophe...

Brigades battle for survival over blue card fight

Premium Content Brigades battle for survival over blue card fight

Most Mackay region volunteer fireys have not applied for a blue card

Firey slams ‘outright lies’ circulating about bushfires

Firey slams ‘outright lies’ circulating about bushfires

One firefighter has had a gut full of the 'lies' about bushfires.

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