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Environment

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) has a responsibility for urban and bushfire fighting, rescues, hazardous materials incidents, fire safety and prevention, bushfire hazard reduction and public education. We also have a duty to protect the environment that we operate within. Climate change and other environmental issues have a direct impact on the work of FRNSW.

FRNSW, by it's existence and operation, also has a large impact on the environment. To reduce adverse environmental impacts, we have policies and procedures in place to reduce the risks to the environment, and to ensure that each risk is assessed and appropriately treated. These policies and procedures are continually reviewed to ensure that best environmental management is followed.

The following information can be accessed through this site:

    Key topics

  • Environment policy and legislation

    This section covers the FRNSW Environmental Policy, as well as the statutory and environmental laws that the FRNSW is required to comply with.
    Environment policy and legislation

  • Contact us

    This section provides contact details for the FRNSW Environmental Risk Advisor
    Contact Us

  • Links

    This section provides relevant links to other key environmental websites.
    Links