The Service Standard, 7.1.3 Workers Compensation for NSW RFS Volunteers v1.0, has been released for consultation until 23 September 2019.
This new Service Standard has been developed by the RFS to address the requirements for lodging a claim, and the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders.
The VFFA has decided to share this information so that it gets picked up by as many volunteers as possible.
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