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29
Apr

3 Search & Rescue Missions That Impacted the World

Search and rescue missions take place across the globe on a daily basis. While we don’t hear about the challenges, successes and logistical operations of each and every rescue, there are a few missions that make headlines around the world. Check out three of the major search and rescue missions that impacted the world. Malaysia

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20
Apr

Mr Edward Bennet, CEO & Chief Remote Pilot with the Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver 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 Edward Bennet, CEO & Chief Remote Pilot with the Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver joins us at the Conference to present ‘Drones in SAR. The Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver journey from

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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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19
Mar

‘PolSAR’ a Police Search and Rescue Tool

For decades Police Rescue search coordinators being the head of profession for Search and Rescue (SAR) have used paper topographical maps for the search coordination of missing persons.   The need to rapidly find a location, utilise missing persons behaviour data, upload & download GPS data with the ability to draw on a computer based

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01
Mar

The Layman’s Lived Experience of Mental Illness: Damaged Goods or Better Than Ever?

The stigma of mental illness remains unacceptably alive and well at the organisational and individual level. One person and one conversation at a time we can change the perception to understand that mental illness doesn’t discriminate based on sex, race, religion, education or income. Indeed understanding mental health is as important as knowing your company’s

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27
Feb

Night vision goggles the new firefighting tool for aerial crews

Fighting fires from the air at night will be a “game changer” according to Emergency Management commissioner Craig Lapsley. Rather than grounding the fleet of helicopters and aircraft that water-bomb fires during daylight hours, an Australian-first trial is proving that firebombers can continue operations at night with the right technology and safety considerations. “We know

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19
Feb

Join us at the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Search & Rescue Conference

Now in its 4th consecutive year, the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will this year be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 This one day event aligns alongside the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference on Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd May. With an emphasis on discussion, debate and

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06
Feb

Why Submit an Abstract to the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference?

Looking to expand your network, further your skills and learn more about the future of search and rescue from seasoned industry professionals? Discover the benefits of submitting an abstract to the 2018 Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference and get started on your piece today!  Share your experience As a Presenter, you not only

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10
Aug

Emergency Services Receive Cash Boost Courtesy of State Government

Thousands of dollars have been pumped into emergency services across Nillumbik. More than $190,000 was distributed to six CFA and SES units under the state government’s emergency services volunteer sustainability grants program. Wattle Glen CFA received $67,667 for a station upgrade including glass doors, retaining walls and sealing the car park. Nillumbik SES were handed

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