Media resources

Frequently requested items including fire safety campaign material will be listed below. To suggest material or have a general enquiry, contact the Media Team.

Current seasonal campaigns

Be Fire Safe - Winter 2024 Campaign Kit

Winter is a critical time for fire prevention and education due to the spike in home fires, fire-related fatalities and injuries. We want to reduce these incidents to zero.

View winter fire safety campaign resources here

On-going campaigns

Lithium-ion battery safety campaign kit

Lithium-ion batteries are the fastest growing fire risk in New South Wales. The public can prevent hazards by charging safely, being aware of warning signs, disposing of lithium-ion batteries correctly and knowing what to do if something goes wrong. This toolkit has been developed to help you communicate with your local community about how to safely use and dispose of lithium-ion batteries. It contains assets and resources for you to download and share.

View the Lithium-ion battery safety campaign kit here

NSW Health: Carbon monoxide poisoning

Help spread the word about carbon monoxide poisoning with fact sheets in community languages and social media resources. Resources are available via the NSW Health website here [external link]

Past campaigns

1 June Smoke Alarm Action Day 2024 Campaign Kit

This year, on 1 June, Fire and Rescue NSW are urging the community to take part in the inaugural Smoke Alarm Action Day.

View the Smoke Alarm Action Day 2024 Campaign Kit here

BBQ fire safety campaign

Australia’s love affair with the barbeque is well known, and it’s no surprise Australia Day, is one of the busiest days of the year for a backyard cook up. It’s also a time when burn risks peak, so Fire and Rescue NSW is issuing a timely warning, to be barbeque safe.

View BBQ fire safety campaign resources here

Wheat bag fire safety campaign

Wheat bags can help pain, but they also have the potential to cause burns and fire if improperly used. Fire and Rescue NSW Firefighters have responded to numerous residential fires that have occurred due to wheat bags overheating in the microwave oven or wheat bags being used to warm bedding materials. These campaign resources are for you to help spread the safety message.

View wheat bag fire safety campaign resources here

Keep Looking When Cooking campaign

Winter is the worst time of the year for fires in the home. Over winter, FRNSW attends an average of 1,230 home fires which result in an average of 576 injuries. Half of these fires start in the kitchen, with the majority of those caused by unattended cooking. These media resources will assist you in helping spread the fire safety message Keep Looking When Cooking.

View the Keep Looking When Cooking campaign material here