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    Question Australia & New Zealand Members

    I initiated some Topics within this Forum to attract a response from Australians or New Zealanders, but the lack of responses indicate that there may not be any Australians or New Zealanders on this Forum?


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    There's me, Tooandfrom-Flyingkiwi-PattyV-and a few others that escape me. We are around!

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    Hello some of us have only just joined if no one knows about it how can they reply? Found this site by accident.

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    Hello New Zealand and welcome.

    I guess there would be a fair few of them out fighting Bushfires, especially in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

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    Hello all from an aussie were not all out fighting the beast. new to this forum thing. thanks

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    Thumbs up Welcome Bendigo

    Hello Bendigo, welcome.

    You live in a nice part of the world.

    I spent a few days around Maldon and Castlemaine.

    Nice country, especially when the Wattle was in bloom.

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    Thumbs up Greetings from Warrandyte CFA

    Hi all. I just joined and thought I would let you know another Aussie firefighter has joined you.

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    Default Hi from Macedon Ranges

    Hi all- been here for a while now.

    In Emergency Management now, not a responder....
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    Default Welcome to our friends down under

    Great to have representation from down under. It may be a great leap of faith but I suspect there may be the odd rugby fan among you. I played for more years than I care to remember and consider my rugby playing days as golden. I recently received some great news from one of my former team mates who's son was just named to the All-Black under 19 squad for the under 19 World Championships in Dubai. His selection will no doubt result in a New Zealand cheering section here in Canada.

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    Quote Originally Posted by manofire2
    .......I recently received some great news from one of my former team mates who's son was just named to the All-Black under 19 squad for the under 19 World Championships in Dubai. His selection will no doubt result in a New Zealand cheering section here in Canada.
    All Black Under 19 Squad!

    He must be good.

    Go the Wallabies

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    Thumbs up Welcome

    Welcome Warrandyte CFA.

    Welcome Macedon Ranges CFA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FireGuard
    Welcome Macedon Ranges CFA.
    Sorry, not CFA- EMA Emergency Management Australia
    Luke

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    Thumbs up Australia

    Quote Originally Posted by lutan1
    Sorry, not CFA- EMA Emergency Management Australia
    Oops, sorry mate, checked out your Website, very interesting.

    It makes you realise just how an important part Volunteers play in the Emergency Services of Australia.

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    Hi, another Aussie firie her. An ever rarer version- a girl one!

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    Another Aussie here - and a loooooong term member of Firehouse however I haven't dropped in for a while. I'm also another of the rare breed like dou8911!

    Glad to be back though
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    Talking Hola!

    Good to see that there are some female fireys around. I had the good fortune of meeting the other 3 girls in my region on my Rec Trng Course and we currently have the only station in our zone with 2 girls. I will definately be checking back in here often.

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    Thumbs up Welcome Australia

    Welcome Australia to the Forums.

    Although it is now winter Down Under, in the coming summer months may you have a safe and uneventful Bush Fire Season and may your footy team win.

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    Red face Retained - Permo Q's

    Hey guys/gals

    Just wondering if there is anyone out there that has switched from Retained to permanent (NSWFB)? I have been retained for a couple of months now and love the job and am considering applying in the next intake for the permo's. Any advice etc?
    I am already training to get my fitness up - am not to worried about the strength test as I have already completed them at Rec Trng but the beep test is a bit of a concern.

    I have been told that I shouldn't divulge my intention to my station so I figured I'd ask around here.

    Thanx

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    G'day all another one here, fire/ems keeps me realyl busy, just another one from down under

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