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Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.


Turf war at the fire front

February 28th, 2015

Episode 70 of 161 episodes

The NSW Rural Fire Service is the biggest volunteer fire-fighting force in the world and enjoys hero status in the community but the RFS is facing serious questions about soaring costs, accountability and its fire-fighting strategies. Gregg Borschmann investigates.

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