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29
May

Queensland Builds Resilience to Extreme Weather Events with Largest-Ever Flood Study

The Queensland Government has released what it calls the “most detailed and comprehensive flood study ever undertaken in Australia” in an effort to help the state prepare for future extreme weather events. The Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study will guide local councils towards the crucial first step of developing strategies and flood resilience options, said

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09
Sep

Sunshine Coast surf skills program fun for youngsters

Sunshine Coast Daily, 8 September 2015. CHILDREN from across the Sunshine Coast will take to the water to learn vital beach safety lessons as part of Surf Life Saving Queensland’s award- winning Little Lifesavers program during the coming school holidays. The initiative introduces school-aged children to basic principles of water safety in a controlled environment, and can put

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02
Jul

Firefighters and paramedics honoured for service following Christchurch Earthquake

Published 30 June 2015 84 Queensland Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) and six Australian Medical Assistance Teams (AusMAT) Taskforce personnel have been recognised for their humanitarian efforts following the devastating 2011 Christchurch Earthquake. The group was deployed a day after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake caused widespread damage across Christchurch, killing 185 people and injuring thousands

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01
May

Surf Life Saving Qld helicopter to land at SAR Conference

Surf Life Saving Qld will land one of their VH-NVG Eurocopter EC135P2 helicopters (call sign Life Saver 45) on the Pavilion Lawn in front of Jupiters Gold Coast’s Conference Centre Wednesday 6 May at 8:15am. Attendees of the Search and Rescue Conference will have the opportunity to hear from Surf Life Saving Qld about the

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16
Apr

Returned from a recent SAR deployment?

On behalf of the 2015 Search & Rescue Conference Committee we would like to extend the early bird rate to our colleagues who have missed the discounted registration deadline due to SAR deployment. The 2015 Australia & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held on the 6 May at Jupiters Gold Coast. The

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08
Apr

Meet the SAR Conference Speakers: George Hill, COO at Surf Life Saving Queensland

The Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference (SAR) is pleased to announce George Hill, COO at Surf Life Saving Queensland will be presenting at the one-day event being held on 6th May 2015 at Jupiters Gold Coast. George Hill officially joined Surf Life Saving Queensland in a professional capacity in January 1999 following more than 24 years of involvement

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