TATHRA RURAL FIRE BRIGADE

2020 - 2029

2020

January - Members from Tathra Brigade assist in the District wide fires which have continued to burn since December last year. 

March –Brigade is advised they were successful in winning a NSW Government Grant to the value of $166,400. This is to be spent on the building of a dedicated Training Room and refurbishment of the existing office area.

March – May - The co-vid19 pandemic prevents training as health guidelines prohibit groups.

Local construction company, Kaos Constructions, wins the tender for the building and refurbishment of Tathra Training room and Office.

July –Work begins on the refurbishment of the office area and building of Training Room

September –Tathra VRFB - AGM - elected officers: Adam Wiggins (Captain); Jason Lewington (Senior Deputy Captain); Lance Hartley (Deputy Captain), Richard Gallimore (Deputy Captain), Anthony Taylor (President), Prudence Kelly (Secretary), Sally Gallimore (Treasurer)

December –  New Training Room  – Tathra Station upgrades (Office refurbishment and new Training Room) completed by Kaos Constructions, Tathra


2021

March  – Members from Tathra Brigade assist in the central NSW floods – Port Macquarie. Carl Oakley and Ed Locs join a Far South Coast Strike Team for a five day deployment

April  – Tathra VRFB - AGM - elected officers: Adam Wiggins (Captain); Lance Hartley (Senior Deputy Captain); Jason Lewington (Deputy Captain), Richard Gallimore (Deputy Captain), Anthony Taylor (President), Amanda Shane (Secretary), Sally Gallimore (Treasurer)

July  - District Manager John Cullen hands over a brand new Category 9 appliance to the Tathra Brigade. This vehicle  replaces the  22 year old Nissan Patrol.

8th August –  Death of Dennis McTaggart . Tributes flow in for Dennis McTaggart, a former RFS inspector and dear friend to all in Tathra Brigade.

Superintendent John Cullen handing over the keys of the new vehicle to Tathra Equipment Officer Carl Oakley

October  - Brigade installs a much needed hose drying rack at the back of the Station. This rack was designed and built by Jason Snell - Tilba Welding.

16th December - Members who participated in the 2019 / 2020 fires are awarded the National Emergency Medal for their efforts. These included the folowing members: Richard Boys, David Gallan, Sally Gallimore, Richard Gallimore, Lance Hartley, Jason Lewington, Ed Locs, Don McPhee, Peter Miller, Carl Oakley, Geraldine Sheehan and Adam Wiggins.

2022

February / March  – Cartoon murals are painted on the Station roll-a-doors. From all accounts, the general public give a big thumbs up

March  – Box trailer sent to Fire Control for use and storage.

April  – Tathra VRFB - AGM - elected officers: Adam Wiggins (Captain); Lance Hartley (Senior Deputy Captain); Jason Lewington (Deputy Captain), Richard Gallimore (Deputy Captain), Anthony Taylor (President), Amanda Shane (Secretary), Sally Gallimore (Treasurer)

August – At a formal ceremony, Senior Deputy Captain Lance Hartley is awarded the National Medal for Long service to the Rural Fire Service.

2030 - 2039 

 2010 - 2019