Independent review of an incident involving Queensland Fire and Rescue Services employees
Read the report by independent reviewer Margaret Allison.
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.
Is your smoke alarm a photoelectric type? For early warning and less nuisance alarms, replace your smoke alarm with a photoelectric type.
Seconds Save Lives (mp3 589Kb)
Seconds Save Lives Alterna (mp3 589Kb)
You can buy them from hardware stores, electrical retailers, and through your electrician.
Are you bushfire prepared? Are your family and home at risk? You don't have to live in the bush to be threatened by bushfire, just close enough to be affected by burning material, embers and smoke. For Queensland residents, that can be just about anywhere.
Lighting fires without a permit is illegal. A Permit to Light Fire is required for fires greater than two metres in any direction and is available from your Fire Warden at no charge. Click here to find your local Fire Warden and learn more.
QFES school-based programs are now web-based and free to all Queensland schools.Download materials today.
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:
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.
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