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17
Sep

Save the Date – 6 May 2015 Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference

Join us for the Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference being held on 6 May 2015 at Jupiters Gold Coast. The conference brings together leading search and rescue practitioners to discuss challenges of preparing, deploying and operating search and rescue. The aim of the conference is to facilitate sharing, knowledge and experience between

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16
Sep

Row, row, robo-boat: Building the search-and-rescue vessels of the future

These young roboticists are building the first generation of driverless boats that can think for themselves in an emergency. Next month they will test their maritime mettle at the first-ever international marine robotics competition, in Singapore. The QUT team is one of 15 selected from universities in five countries, and a strong contender among Australia’s

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15
Sep

A rescue of a different kind

Surfers couldn’t believe their eyes, as reported by Alex Lazcano for Daily Mail Australia on 7 September 2014. Two surfers, Scott Dennis and Jason Finlay were in the water surfing at Brawley Point on the south coast of New South Wales when they spotted what looked like an animal in the water. The surfers thought

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08
Sep

Medical Rescue at the Search and Rescue Conference

Medical Rescue will be covered at the Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference being held at the Gold Coast. Search and Rescue helicopters recue and aeromedical retrieval services require well trained rear crew with both SAR and medical skills, experience and qualifications. Medical conditions may result in the need for rescue, or will result from exposure

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01
Sep

Search and Rescue Conference Gold Coast

Recent events have once again highlighted the critical need to establish and maintain search and rescue capabilities in order to perform complex operations on a national and international scale. More than ever, these capabilities need to be rapidly planned, deployed, interoperable and affordable.The 2015 Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference is a one-day

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