19
Apr

Mr Duncan Ferner, NZSAR Secretariat Manager at NZSAR joins us next month.

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 Duncan Ferner, NZSAR Secretariat Manager, NZSAR joins us at the Conference to present ‘NZSAR Environmental Scan’. Abstract What are the factors that are likely to impact on the future demand

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17
Apr

Mass Rescue Operations

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 Dean Lawrence, Trustee at the International Maritime Rescue Federation joins us at the Conference to present ‘Mass Rescue Operations’. Abstract According to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) a mass rescue

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13
Apr

The Personal and Organisational Resilience that helped me achieve 25 years and 4000 missions

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 Dave Greenberg, Emergency Management Consultant joins us at the Conference to present ‘The Personal and Organisational Resilience that helped me achieve 25 years and 4000 missions’. Biography Dave’s first book,

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11
Apr

Ocean Rescue 2018: Challenges, experiences and lessons from Bass Strait

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 Andrew Allan, MICA Flight Paramedic with Air Ambulance Victoria joins us at the Conference to present ‘Ocean Rescue 2018: Challenges, experiences and lessons from Bass Strait’. Abstract On the 14th

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10
Apr

Dynamics of topographic headland rip currents around New Zealand coastlines

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 Allan Mundy, National Lifesaving Services and Education Manager at Surf Life Saving New Zealand joins us at the Conference to present ‘Informing searches for missing persons: dynamics of topographic headland

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05
Apr

Working together to reduce the risk to boaters suffering dementia

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 Adrian Sinclair, Detective Sergeant with Victoria Police joins us at the Conference to present ‘Working together to reduce the risk to boaters suffering dementia’. Dementia factors relating to missing persons

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28
Mar

Development of a Commercial Standard Training Program

The 4th annual Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at the Star Gold Coast.  Dave Paylor, Chief Information Officer at Marine Rescue Queensland joins us at the Conference to discuss ‘Development of a Commercial Standard Training Program and an Information Exchange System for Volunteer Marine

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27
Mar

The value of Australia’s collaborative SAR system in saving lives

The 4th annual Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at the Star Gold Coast.  Daniel Gillis, Senior Maritime Search and Rescue Officer at the Australian Maritime Safety Authority joins us at the Conference to present ‘Case Study: The value of Australia’s collaborative SAR system in

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26
Mar

How meteorologists forecast the weather

Meteorologists take weather information—some of it highly technical, from many different sources and turn it into a digestible story that people can use to make decisions about their lives. But what information goes into a forecast? The information and tools meteorologists draw upon to tell the story generally come from three sources: weather observations, computer weather

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20
Mar

Major flooding events follow 40-year cycle in south-east Queensland, study suggests.

The next serious widespread south-east Queensland flooding event could happen in 2050, according to an analysis of historical flood data for the region. Using Bureau of Meteorology’s Australian flood data across 10 south-east Queensland catchments from 1890-2014, researchers found past major flooding events occurred in a 40-year cycle, with five years of high risk and 35

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