• Laundromat Fire - 2018

    Crews tackled a fierce blaze at the laundromat in Tathra on the Tuesday 23rd January.The fire engulfed the hairdressers and bottle shop destroying them completely.Supporting Tathra Brigade, units from Jellat

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  • Tathra Fires - March 2018

    The well - documented Tathra fires that started at Reedy Swamp (Tarraganda) on Sunday afternoon 18th March 2018, jumped the Bega River under the influence of very strong north-westerly winds and

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In an emergency phone 000

Triple Zero (000) is Australia's primary emergency service number and should be used if urgent emergency assistance is required from either police, fire, or ambulance services.

Bega Fire Control

Maher St, Bega NSW 2550

(02) 6494 7400

Bega Valley SES

Newtown Rd, Bega South

Phone 13 25 00

Emergency Apps


Emergency +

T​he Emergency + app tells users when they should call Triple Zero (000) and who to call in different non-emergency situations.

Android | iPhone

Fires Near Me

Stay up to date on bush fires in NSW with the official NSW RFS app, providing warnings and incident information

Android | iPhone

Weather App

BOM Weather is the Bureau of Meteorology's weather app, giving you the most accurate weather information at your fingertips.

Android | iPhone

What We Do

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Brigade Training

Tathra Rural Fire Brigade undertakes frequent and varied training. Training may involve pumping, hose drills, bush fire fighting skills, map reading/navigation, radio procedures, first aid, rope work, village fire fighting etc.. Tathra Rural Fire Brigade's training times are as follows:


Summer / Warmer months

Tuesday's @ 7:00 pm

Winter months

Sundays, @ 3:00 pm

Other times

Often training takes us to locations away from the station.

Rural Fire Service Association

RFSA_logoThe NSW Rural Fire Service Association (RFSA) is recognised as the representative association of the volunteers and staff of the NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW Rural Fires Act 1997). The Association is managed by its Members and our primary aim is ‘Supporting our Members to Protect the Community’.

We are the Authoritative Voice in representing the volunteers of the NSW RFS. The RFSA supports volunteers in many ways including: annual Grants Program, open to all NSW RFS brigades and units around the State, the sponsorship of training exercises and NSW RFS events, education scholarships, Volunteers’ Family Days, Chaplaincy, Counselling and Family Support and an Honours and Awards program.

Contact the NSW Rural Fire Service Association



About us

Tathra Volunteer Rural Fire Brigade is just one of the many Brigades that make up the NSW Rural Fire Service. We are a volunteer Brigade operating since 1945 on the Far South Coast of NSW.


Bega Road
Tathra, NSW, 2550

0429 858 123