It is very important that we inform our readers that information provided by anonymous persons is noted and followed up where possible, but the level of support and assistance could be limited if we are unable to correspond with people who remain anonymous to the VFFA.
The privacy of our members, volunteers and whistle-blowers will always be treated as the highest priority when dealing with information provided.
The RFSA is sitting on $9,788,262 (ref: NSW RFSA Annual Financial Report – 31 March 2015).
This article poses the question “what is the RFSA doing with all that money?” and looks at the fund raising activities of the RFSA.
There has been many occasions where the VFFA has been approached by the public with questions on fundraising activities. The VFFA has informed those people that we do not conduct telephone based fund raising therefore it must be an RFSA call centre.
When you get that phone call requesting support for Rural Brigades, how much of your money gets there?
Some recent feedback suggested that the VFFA should take a look at our Personal Protective Clothing (PPC) to see if it is suitable for our female firefighters. Initial discussions with some of the ladies in my patch (The Monaro Team)
In relation to the following, Section 44 fire at Warrimoo in the Blue Mountains on the 14th November 2014: Information from the “Fires Near Me” RFS website. Greens Rd, Warrimoo ALERT LEVEL: Advice LOCATION: Greens Rd, Warrimoo, NSW 2774 COUNCIL AREA: Blue