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Kowanyama Fire Management Meeting

The land office Rangers and other community members will be having free volunteer  RFS fire training next Tuesday 23rd & Wednesday 24th  August  mainly at the Council Fire Shed/ Land Office.


On Thursday 25th   following the training,  the RFS have we requested that the council host a meeting at Council Office at 10.00am ( with CEO authority ) to officially form  the Kowanyama Fire Management Group this group managed from Kowanyama by Kowanyama people/ community  will form the backbone of KASC response to fires  in the community


Education of all  community members  including youngsters at school is a big part of the planning going forward as is the correct resourcing of plant and equipment for our RFS group here in Kowanyama.

 Please below the agenda for the meeting next Thursday


  • fire management planning for the town of Kowanyama and      the DOGIT
  • development of a response strategy for Kowanyama
  • community awareness of fire prevention and response
  • cooperation with neighbours and other government      agencies such as National Parks 
  • provision of latest information on fire-related      policies
  • input into local government planning


Please encourage you colleagues and interested community members to attend the meeting in the interests of Kowanyama community and the fire safety of all

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