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TFS Community Development Framework

11 August 2017
The TFS Community Development Framework is a guide to support and inform the Tasmania Fire Service Community Development Team when engaging with at-risk communities in community safety. With team member’s...

Amendments to bushfire planning and building regulations

31 July 2017
The requirements for building in areas affected by natural hazards are changing during 2017. If you are building in a hazardous area, such as a bushfire-prone area, there may be...

BRN Newsletter - Issue #9

03 July 2017
The theme for this edition is celebrating our TFS volunteers. We also showcase a few examples of the partnerships and engagement to educate residents about local bushfire risk and preparedness...

FIRE PERMIT SYSTEM REVIEW

08 May 2017
Tasmania’s Fire Management Agencies are currently undertaking a broad scale review into the fire permit system. The catalyst for the review has originated from public feedback (both positive and negative)...

TFS Volunteer Brigade Engagement Kits- Available Now!

19 April 2017
Based on feedback from some of our volunteer brigades, the Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods program now has three volunteer brigade engagement kits available to borrow for your community engagement events. Included in...

"This is What Happens After" - Disaster Recovery Research

16 March 2017
Are you interested in participating in research about disaster recovery? The University of Melbourne is asking people to write a letter to themselves about what has been helpful and unhelpful...

Five Bothwell farmers buy second-hand fire engines, TFS applauds their 'fire-ready' initiative

10 March 2017
Edith Bevan, ABC NEWS Hobart 6 March 2017 The tiny Tasmanian town of Bothwell is home to about 400 people, and five privately owned fire trucks. The properties surrounding Bothwell,...

Participants needed for bushfire community preparation survey

03 February 2017
Participants are needed to take part in an online survey of community bushfire preparation and response in Tasmania. The research, undertaken by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre...

Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods Newsletter-Issue 8 Special 1967 Bushfires Anniversary Edition

30 January 2017
Welcome to Issue 8 of the BRN Newsletter. The theme for this edition is reflecting on 50 years since the 1967 Black Tuesday bushfires and tips to be bushfire-ready today:...