Assistant Commissioner - Director Community Resilience
NSW Rural Fire Service (Australia)
Ms Rebel Talbert was appointed as the NSW RFS’s first female Assistant Commissioner in November 2015. She was recently appointed Director Community Resilience, responsible for Predictive Services, Development Planning and Policy, Fire Trails, Bush Fire Risk Planning and Environment and Hazard Services. In 2017 AC Talbert was appointed as the Director Regional Services, responsible for all Regions in NSW with over 72,491 volunteers from 2,029 brigades across the state, as well as 600 staff from 45 Districts.
During bush fires, AC Talbert undertakes the role of State Operations Controller in State Operations, where she has the responsibility for supervision and coordination of NSW RFS operations to control bush fires in NSW.
AC Talbert holds tertiary and post-graduate qualifications in emergency management and public communication. In 2013 she was awarded a NSW RFS Commissioner’s Commendation for Service. AC Talbert is a long standing volunteer firefighter with Kenthurst Rural Fire Brigade.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Thursday, November 5, 2020