Want to Join ?
If you would like to join the Brigade,
we would be delighted to welcome you at the Brigade Station in Young Street,
for you to meet some of us and see what we do.
- We have the following routine
scheduled activities which you are invited to attend
- Training on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of
each month commencing at 2.00pm.
Meetings are held every 2 months. Our next meeting is 23 October 2011 at
The Brigade can be involved in a wide
range of activities.
Here is a list of some of those in
which we have participated over the
Fire fighting (what else?
well see below)
preparation. (Cutting and marking trails)
(Burning off high fuelled areas)
Assistance at house fires
and vehicle accidents
General assistance to
householders following major incidents such as storm or hail damage
Out of area travel to
other parts of the state to assist other Brigades in emergencies.
Maintenance and repair of
Brigade equipment and vehicles.
Design, construction and
development of specialist equipment for the Brigade
around the Brigade buildings and grounds.
Fund raising in various
Community Activities such
as Public Awareness displays, school displays, local community education
If you join the Brigade, we would expect you to accept the
To undergo training to a minimum of Basic
To attend Brigade training and
participate in the activities
To be available for emergency turn-out
and to respond in a timely manner if called upon.
To attend emergency activities as back-up
crew and / or assistance for both our and other Brigades.
To follow the directions of Brigade
Officers and to obey their instructions when in an Operational situation
To attend other training for specialist
tasks depending upon your interest and competence
To attend hazard reduction (which present
To attend and participate in Brigade
meetings so that you are familiar with the Brigade operation and to
contribute your ideas and experience to the Brigade's advantage
To assist in the maintenance and repair
of Brigade equipment and vehicles and the Brigade Station and grounds.
To assist the Brigade in its
administration, fund raising and social activities to promote the Brigade's
And no, you are not expected to do
every one of all of these. Whatever time you can find for the Brigade will be
appreciated and any activity in which
you involve yourself will be to the
Brigade's advantage. You are however expected to follow Brigade Officers'
direction at any time that you are
on Brigade property, Brigade vehicles
or Brigade business. It is to the benefit of the Brigade's image that we present
a professional image at all times.
When you join the Brigade you will be asked to complete an application form.
You may download the form below.
Ordinary Members Form
Junior Members Form
You will need to show identification to make 100 points.
eg: Drivers licence, Birth Certificate, Bank cards, Medicare card, Pension card
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