Wamboin Community Association

Useful Links

This page contains a number of external links to sites that have useful relevance to fire brigade activities. Like most of this site it is a work in progress. If any links fail, or you think there are other valuable reference sites worth adding to this page please send and email to Webmaster (webmaster@wamboincommunity.asn.au)

The links below are loosely grouped into defined categories.


Offical NSW Sites

Lake George Zone RFS
New South Wales Fire Brigades
New South Wales Rural Fire Service

Offical ACT Sites

ACT Fire Brigade
ACT Rural Fire Service

Fire Incidents & Situation Reports

ABC Emergency - emergency reports on the radio
Geoscience - Sentinel - Maps bush fires all over Australia
RFS Current Incidents - lists all major incidents
Scan ACT - Radio scanner site (emergency services ACT & NSW)
Traffic Report - South-Western / Southern Region region, NSW)

Fire Weather / Weather forcasts

Bureau of Meterology bushfire weather
Lake George Zone weather forcast report

Fire Protection Related Information Resources

Lake George Bushfire Risk management Plan (Warning: large PDF file ~15Mb)

Support & Equipment for Volunteers

Blue Mountains D.M.P. Enterprise - PPE and equipment
Fire & Rescue Australia site - equipment suppliers
Fire Cache site - equipment suppliers
Fire Sales site - equipment suppliers
The Irrigation Warehouse - stortz fitting, nozzles & fire units
Mesothelioma Survival Rate
MyRFS - official RFS Members Site
Rural Fire Service Association - support & equipment
Signal One site - specialised utilities & equipment
St John Ambulance Australia - information & equipment
Trafalgar First Aid - First aid resource centre

Other Brigade Sites

Southern Condor ACT brigade site - a lot of good information