Overhaul for Fire Laws – W.A.

Fire Commissioner Wayne Gregson and Department of Fire and Emergency Services to overhaul fire laws ANTHONY DECEGLIE PerthNow April 16, 2014 12:00AM WA’s volunteer bushfire service would be overhauled as part of a plan to tear up the state’s “confusing”…

Disaster Management College commitment delivered

The Regional College of Disaster Management will be delivered following the signing of a partnership with the Australian Emergency Management Institute (AEMI) in Cairns today. Queensland Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jack Dempsey said the specialised training would be…

Reconstructing Queensland – progress, challenges and learnings

Three years on from the devastating flooding and cyclones of 2010-11, the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (QRA) is managing a reconstruction program relating to 34 Queensland natural disaster events, and totalling more than $14 billion. Since 2011, the Queensland Government’s capability…

Victorian Fire Risk Register: Supports and informs your plan

The Victorian Fire Risk Register (VFRR) is Victoria’s first consistent bushfire risk register. It is demonstrating value to those with risk planning mitigation and response accountabilities. The register lists all infrastructure, townships, environmental tourism and cultural assets that may be…