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QFES e-lodgement

New! “QFES e-lodgement” is a statewide web-based portal for the electronic lodgement of applications for Referral Agency Advice under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009.

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- A career to challenge you.
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tem campaign image Is your Fire Safety Adviser qualification still current? QFES now offers a re-certification course and fire safety training for your staff.

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School Based ProgramsQFES school-based programs are now web-based aligning with Australian Curriculum and free to all Queensland schools.

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QFES e-lodgement


Welcome to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) website. QFES is the primary provider of fire and emergency services in Queensland.  

Maintained by a unique mix of over 35,000 Rural Fire Service Queensland volunteers, 6000 State Emergency Service volunteers, approximately 2,200 permanent firefighters, more than 2000 auxiliary firefighters and supported by non-operational administrative support staff, QFES responds to:

  • Structural, landscape and vehicle fire;
  • Road crash rescue;
  • Swift water and water rescue;
  • Storm and natural disaster;
  • Building fire safety;
  • Hazardous condition incidents;
  • Land, marine, air and urban search and rescue;
  • Crime scene, missing person and forensic searches;
  • Animal disease outbreaks; and
  • Communications.

The QFES aims to protect person, property and the environment through the delivery of emergency services, awareness programs, response capability and capacity (preparedness), and incident response and recovery for a safer Queensland.

  • Information regarding Fire and Rescue can be located here on the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services website.
  • For information regarding the Rural Fire Service Queensland, refer to the Rural Fire Service Queensland website
  • For information regarding the State Emergency Service, refer to the SES website
  • For information regarding Emergency and Disaster, refer to the Disaster website

We value your feedback on our site - please let us know what you think.

Lee A Johnson AFSM, FIFireE


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