Early Fire Season a Worry for Australian Firefighters

Aug 20th, Australia is still in winter, however, a long dry spell which has seen most of the east coast of Australia in drought has made for an early start to the fire season, the state of New South Wales…

New South Wales hit by hot weather and 35 fires

On Tuesday 22 January there were 35 wildfires active in NSW Australia alone. Many of these incidents are currently small but all having the potential to develop if not contained. This fire season is living up to its normal timetable,…

Australia and New Zealand Disaster Management Conference 2018

The organisers of this years Australia and New Zealand Disaster Management Conference, 21 – 22 May 2018 are pleased with the progress the event has made since its inception. They are keen that others recognise its value and opportunities and think…

Fire closes Australia’s Newcastle airport for two days as 200 firefighters work to gain control

Newcastle airport is one of Australia’s largest regional airports situated 200 Km north of Sydney. A wildfire started on Saturday and the efforts of Firefighters kept the fire contained. Unfortunately, strong winds built and did not let up on Sunday making…

German and European exhibitors take part in Sydney

Leading European manufacturers head to Sydney, Australia, for the Asia Pacific’s largest emergency management conference and exhibition: this year’s AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ conference and exhibition, takes place at the new International Convention Centre Sydney on the 4-7 September 2017…

ESKA gets hands on in Australia

After many years of supplying it’s high end gloves through out the world and into Australia World leading glove manufacturer ESKA is proud to announce the opening of ESKA Australia. In a bid to offer further support to it’s growing…

Woman on the second story urged to jump from burning Bondi apartment

In the Sydney beach side suburb of Bondi, a women was urged to jump from a second story window when fire broke out in a block of apartments yesterday. Although not in immediate danger the crowd below found some old…

Announcement from Institution of Fire Engineers Australia Branch

The Institution of Fire Engineers is pleased to announce its ‘2016 IFE Australia Conference’ to be held at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast. The program will commence on the 26th October 2016 with welcome cocktails. Technical papers will…

Airservices calls in the ‘Santa Commanders’ to prepare for Santa’s arrival

Australia’s provider of air traffic control services, Airservices Australia, is gearing up for Santa’s visit to Australia on Christmas Eve and this year a team of Aussie kids will get an inside look at what it takes to prepare for…

Firefighter recruits ready for their next chapter at airports

Eighteen new aviation rescue firefighters will start work next week at airports around the country providing a vital first response to airport emergencies and ensuring the safety of airport users. Graduating today from Airservices Learning Academy in Melbourne, Australia the…

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