Training & Events Calendar

This is the page where you can keep up to date with all the happenings of the ACT Rural Fire Service.  Everything from meetings, events & training can be found here.  If our members have an area of interest or upcoming training, just speak to your Captain or Training Officer to discuss.

Meetings Calendar

Captain's Meeting (2nd Tuesday of each month) 8th May, 12th June, 10th July, 14th Aug, 11th Sept, 9th Oct, 13th Nov & 11th Dec
ACT Bushfire Council (1st Wednesday of each month) 2nd May, 6th June, 4th July, 1st Aug, 5th Sept, 3rd Oct, 7th Nov & 5th Dec
Training Group meeting (Every 6 weeks) Date to be advised.
Community Engagement team meeting (Quarterly) 
Workplace Health & Safety (Quarterly) Date to be advised.

Community Events Calendar

Sunday 20th - RSPCA Million Paws Walk
Thursday 31st May to Saturday 2nd June - Australian Community Engagement Conference
Saturday 7th - ACTRFS Awards Night
Sunday 28th October Open Day & Field Day

Training Calendar

The ACT Rural Fire Service offers our members many great training opportunities throughout the year to hone and expand their skills.  See below for what is coming up!


Thurs 5th & Fri 6th AIIMS Training Course Open for nomination
Sat 7th & Sun 8th Trim and Cross Cut full course
Sat 14th & Sun 15th Trim and Cross Cut full course
Sun 15th & Mon 16th AIIMS Training Course Full


Thurs 2nd to Sunday 5th - Aircraft Officer (Taree)
Wednesday 15th to Thurs 16th - AIIMS Training
Fri 13th - Sund 15th - Air Observer recertification (Orange)
Fri 13th - Sund 15th - Air Radio Operator (Orange)
Mon 27th - Basic Firefighter PPE
Tue 28th & Wed 29th Basic Firefighter new recruits course


Sat 1st Basic Firefighter Fitness (Hume helibase) Open for nomination till 1st August
Tue 4th & Wed 5th Basic Firefighter new recruits course (Hume Training Centre)  Open for nomination till 1st AugustWednesday
Sat 8th & Sun 9th Crew Leader Wildfire 1 Open for nomination till 24 August
Wed 12th Urgent Duty Driving (Tidbinbilla)
Thurs 13 Protect and Preserve Incident Scene (Rivers)
Sat 15th & Sun 16thNSWRFS State Championships at Port Stephens
Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd Crew Leader Wildfire 2 Open for nomination till 24 August
*Crew Leader Wildfire - participants need to attend both weekends.
Mon 24th to Fri 28th Basic Firefighter Parks
Wed 26th Protect and Preserve Incident Scene (Molonglo)
Thur 27th Protect and Preserve Incident Scene (Jerrabomberra)


Wed 10th Protect and Preserve Incident Scene (Gungahlin)
Fri 19th Village Firefighter Night (ESA Hume)
Sat 20th - Sun 21st Village Firefighter Course
Wed 24th Parks Pre-season
Wed 24th Protect and Preserve Incident Scene (Hall)
Sunday 28th RFS Open Day & Field Day (RFS Helibase)


Sat 10th RFS Operational Exercise
Sat 17th RAFT Exercise




Sat 9th Brigade Exercise
Sat 23rd Brigade Exercise


Sat 16th Brigade Exercise
Sat 30th Brigade Exercise



17th - 19th Village Firefighter Course (ESA Hume)


Sat 1st & Sun 2nd Crew leader (ESA Hume)
Sat 15th & Sun 16th Crew leader (ESA Hume)