18
Jun

How does altitude affect the body and why does it affect people differently?

Every year, thousands of people travel to high-altitude environments for tourism, adventure-seeking, or to train and compete in various sports. Unfortunately, these trips can be marred by the effects of acute altitude sickness, and the symptoms vary from person to person. To understand why people are affected differently, we have to look at how the

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11
Jun

Tasmania Police remind drivers to buckle up their pets

Seatbelts are not only important for human passengers, with drivers running the risk of being slapped with a hefty fine if they don’t buckle up their pets when travelling in the car. Tasmania Police inspector John Ward warned that dog owners who failed to protect their pooches could face a $159 fine and injure or

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04
Jun

Do you have ideas on how we respond to disasters?

Via MyPolice Rockhampton In times of disaster it can be difficult for government staff to access and assess areas that are hardest hit by a disaster, as basic infrastructure including roads, communication, electricity and water are often severely damaged. Disaster coordination centres and senior staff require real time data to assist, across multiple systems and

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15
May

SAR and the Coronial System

The 4th annual Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held next week on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at The Star Gold Coast.  Senior Sergeant Jim Whitehead, Qld State Search And Rescue Coordinator & Training Officer with the Qld Police Service joins us at the Conference to present ‘SAR and the Coronial

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11
May

Distress beacons: Their role in search and rescue

The 4th annual Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held in a few weeks on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at The Star Gold Coast.  Ms Linda Berryman, Advisor Safety and Distress Alerting Systems with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority joins us at the Conference to present ‘Distress beacons: Their role in

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09
May

Mind of Leader: Making Decisions That Matter

The 4th annual Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held in a few weeks on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at The Star Gold Coast.  Ms Kim Adams, Consultant at Kim Adams Consulting joins us at the Conference to present ‘Mind of Leader: Making Decisions That Matter’. Abstract Decision making in critical

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08
May

Marine Rescue NSW joins us as Gold Partner at #ANZSAR18

Marine Rescue NSW’s investment in the modernisation of the largest rescue fleet in Australasia is set to top $18.5 million this financial year as the service continues to drive up vessel safety, response and efficiency standards. The landmark Fleet Modernisation Program has delivered 80 new or upgraded vessels, with the newest now operating on Lake

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04
May

How volunteer search dog teams can be utilised in your SAR operation

The 4th annual Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at the Star Gold Coast.  Mrs Sue Pritchard, Deputy Chair Land Search Capability Development Group, NSW State Emergency Service joins us at the Conference to present ‘I want Hounds! – How volunteer search dog teams can

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03
May

Hazards at Aviation Accident Sites – Protecting Emergency Responders

The 4th annual Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at the Star Gold Coast.  Mr Shane Johnson, Independent Advisor, Aviation Special Mission & Aviation / Maritime Emergency Response joins us at the Conference to present ‘Hazards at Aviation Accident Sites – Protecting Emergency Responders’. Abstract

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02
May

Evidence-based provision of supervision and surveillance along the New Zealand coastline

The 4th annual Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at the Star Gold Coast.  Mr Nick Mulcahy, Coastal Scientist, Coastal Research Ltd joins us at the Conference to present ‘Evidence-based provision of supervision and surveillance along the New Zealand coastline’. Abstract Water safety organisations, emergency

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