Advice on Interpretation of Legislation - Queensland

Service summary

Rural Fire Service Queensland QRFS provides this service to:

  • increase efficiency in the operations of rural industries
  • protect those same industries from the effects of economic environmental legal and social consequences of the use of unwanted fire.

The Rural Fire Service provides advice on the interpretation of legislation affecting the use of fire by rural industries to enable them to stay within the Act.

Advice can be obtained on the following legislation:

  • Fire and Emergency Services Act, 1990
  • Fire and Rescue Service Regulation 2001

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.

Fees

No fees apply.

Publications Details

QFRS Brochures

  • Lighting Fires in Queensland
  • Applying to Light Fires in Queensland

Administering agency

Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Contact details

Regional Manager - South East Region
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
32 Tansey Street
Beenleigh, Queensland 4207
Mailing address:
PO Box 927
Beenleigh, Queensland 4207

Phone:

07 3287 8559

Regional Manager - Northern Region
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Level 1 Citypoint
101 Sturt Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810
Mailing address:
PO Box 5845 MSO
Townsville, Queensland 4810

Phone:

07 4796 9075

Regional Manager - North Coast Region
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
98 Lennox Street
Maryborough, Queensland 4837

Phone:

07 4190 4821

Regional Manager - Brisbane Region
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Emergency Services Complex
125 Kedron Park Road
Kedron, Queensland 4031
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1425
BRISBANE QLD 4001

Phone:

07 3635 1924

Regional Manager - South West Region
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Level 2
128 Margaret Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350
Mailing address:
PO Box 831
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350

Phone:

07 4616 1517

Regional Manager - Central Region
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Level 3 Suncorp Metway Building
34 East Street
Rockhampton, Queensland 4700
Mailing address:
PO Box 1531
Rockhampton, Queensland 4700

Phone:

07 4938 6831

Regional Manager - Far Northern Region
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland

Operating address:
Rural Fire Service Queensland QFRS
Level 8
5B Sheridan Street
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Mailing address:
PO Box 920
Cairns, Queensland 4870

Phone:

07 4032 8757

Acting Chief Superintendent Peter Varley
Department of Community Safety
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)
Rural Fire Service Queensland


Operating address:
Level 1 Block F
Emergency Services Complex
Corner Kedron Park & Park Roads
Kedron, Queensland 4031
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1425
BRISBANE QLD 4001

Phone:

07 3635 3835
peter.varley@dcs.qld.gov.au

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