Fire mitigation goats deployed in trial of new RFS secret weapon

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated November 22 2021 - 3:16am, first published November 21 2021 - 11:44pm
GOOD KID: Adam Norris tends to a fire mitigaton goat near Werris Creek Hospital. Photo: Peter Hardin
Amanda Carter.

The Rural Fire Service (RFS) has a new secret weapon in the battle against deadly bushfires - goats.


Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at

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