This page provides information about our organisation and its structure, governance arrangements, our executive leadership, our staff, volunteers and partners and departmental contacts.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) was established as a
department on 1 November 2013 under the Public
Service Act 2008. QFES reports to the Minister for Fire and
QFES is the primary provider of fire and rescue, emergency
management and disaster mitigation programs and services throughout Queensland,
and includes Fire and Rescue, Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) and the
State Emergency Service (SES).
QFES also supports other emergency response volunteer
organisations/agencies including Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ), Royal Life
Saving Society Queensland (RLSSQ), Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association
(AVCGA) and Volunteer Marine Rescue Association Queensland (VMRAQ).
It is the role of QFES to provide leadership, mitigation planning
and a responsive service to ensure the safety of the Queensland community. QFES
aims to protect persons, property and the environment through the continued
delivery of emergency services, awareness programs, response capability and
capacity, and incident response and recovery for a safer Queensland.
Commissioner Carroll Bio
Deputy Commissioner and Chief Strategy Officer
Capability and Corporate Services Division
DC Smith Bio
Emergency Management, Volunteerism and Community Resilience Division
DC Wassing Bio
Readiness and Response Services Division
DC Roche Bio
Legislation and regulations
Our corporate publications
Contact and address details
*This publication was produced prior to the current government.