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02
Jul

Disaster plan ‘empowers’ vulnerable towns

From highly-equipped communities to new disaster dashboards, councils are focusing on preparedness and information in their approaches to emergency management. After a tornado ripped through Burrum Heads in 2013 leaving it isolated and without power for three days, the coastal Queensland community of some 2,000 residents knew it needed to better prepare for major emergencies.

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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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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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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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30
Aug

What’s the Future for Fire Protection in Australia?

The Grenfell fire disaster in London serves as a stark reminder about why properly installed and maintained working fire protection systems are so critical. While the cause of the Grenfell fire is not yet known, the extraordinary speed at which the fire spread is widely believed to have been aided by the building’s recently added

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23
Aug

How Fire, Police and Ambulance Emergency Responders Deal with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Think of our emergency services and the traumatic scenes we expect these police, ambulance and fire staff to cope with mentally as part of their everyday jobs in our community. How do they deal with the harrowing sights that greet them at car crashes or fires where someone is killed?  How do they live a

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03
Jul

Ambulance VIC Changes Save 39 Extra Lives

An overhaul of Ambulance Victoria’s emergency responses has seen paramedics treating more critical patients instead of non-urgent cases, saving more lives. Victorian paramedics have saved 39 extra lives and were able to respond to 7000 other critical cases within 15 minutes thanks to an overhaul of the emergency response system. Ambulance Victoria changed its clinical

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19
Jun

In the Future Your Ambulance Could Be Driverless

The revolution in driverless vehicles will make many jobs obsolete. In the US alone, it is estimated that driverless vehicles will wipe out 4.1m jobs. Truck drivers, delivery drivers, taxi drivers and Uber drivers will be out of work, and sooner than you might think. But automation can be a force for good, doing jobs more cheaply,

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05
Jun

PTSD: Call for State Government to Recognise Occupational Stress as Cause

Emergency services personnel suffering post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are calling on the State Government to legally recognise occupational stress as a cause for the condition. Niddrie man Matt Ross has spent the past year clawing his way back from the brink of darkness after years of exposure to trauma during a 20-plus-year career as a

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