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An archive of all articles sent in to the local newspaper, the “Tamborine Times”.

Tamborine Times 30.6.2016

Fireies and More…… We are often asked “What do you do each week when there are no fires about and they would be unlikely because of the current weather conditions?” The simple answer is that we are training for our

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Tamborine Times 16 June 2016

The last fortnight has been a busy time for the TM Rural Fire Brigade. Over the last weekend of May, we and several other RFBs helped with a major burn of 700 hectares on National Parks’ land towards the Northern

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Tamborine Times 11 May 2016

Just a few  of the many Firies who helped raise a few thousand much needed dollars at last weekends Mothers Day Craft Extravaganza on behalf of the Tamborine Mountain Rural Fire Brigade. They still had their energy and smiles after

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Tamborine Times 31st March 2016

SMOKE ALARM BATTERY REPLACEMENT. Did you know that the 1st April is recognized throughout Australia as the day to replace your SMOKE ALARM batteries. The main reason for this is that records indicate that the majority of house fires occur

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Tamborine Times 4 January 2016

Australia Day at The Bowls Club Seems it rained everywhere on Australia Day except over the Tamborine Mountain Bowls Club! The Rural Fire Brigade held their annual fund raising Event at the Club. What a fun day, with a great

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Tamborine Times 10 December 2015

Tamborine Times Thursday 10th Dec 2015 Spring on the mountain has seen changeable conditions which have favoured some Brigade activities, but not others. Despite forecasts to the contrary, we have had numerous small rainfall events which have permitted the welcome

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Tamborine Times 6 August 2015

In preparation towards the next fire season,our light fire-fighting appliance has recently undergone a major upgrade. This vehicle was due to be replaced in 2020 but the Management Committee decided at a recent meeting to keep the vehicle until 2025.

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Tamborine Times 2 July 2015

In mid June, we had a Meeting at our Fire Station which included several of our local Emergency Services such as Rural Fire, Auxiliaries, SES, Police, Ambulance and, from the Gold Coast, Volunteer Marine Rescue. All parties agreed to pursue

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Tamborine Times 25 June 2015

Greg Lincoln,First Officer with the Tamborine Mountain Rural Fire Brigade was proud to present a Certificate of Appreciation to Barbara Proudman, Editor of The Tamborine Times at a recent Firefighters Meeting at the Fire Station. The Times has been a

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Tamborine Times 11 June 2015

I was recently contacted by Frank Rotherham,Committee Member of Tamborine Mountain U3A, confirming that this organization has offered a fund raising Concert to be held at the Zamia Theatre on Saturday,September 12th this year. All monies raised,apart from basic running

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