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27
Aug

Emergency workers seeking mental health support on the rise

Emergency services personnel are increasingly seeking mental health support for work-related conditions, experts have said. Counsellors and psychologists are reporting a surge in police, firefighters and ambulance staff reaching out for help, either through self-referral or through their employer. Canberra registered counsellor David Nielsen, who has been in the profession for 20 years, said recently

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19
Feb

Join us at the 2018 ANZ Disaster & Emergency Management Conference

Now in its 7th consecutive year, the 2018 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will this year be held over the 21-22 May at The Star Gold Coast.  The ANZDMC continues to grow in both size and reputation and this conference has evolved into the premium event of its type, facilitating professional

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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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14
Jun

Keep Looking When Cooking Campaign in Bid to Prevent Deadly House Fires

Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is urging people to take extra precautions in the kitchen to protect themselves from deadly house fires, which have already claimed five lives this year. FRNSW Community Safety and Research Chief Superintendent Jeremy Fewtrell said kitchen fires accounted for 45 per cent of all residential fires and 34 per cent

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03
Jul

Online alerts scheme for emergencies – Alert SA

A promotional campaign has been launched for the new multi-Agency website and app Alert SA, which can send real-time alerts about emergencies and day-to-day disruptions to phones, devices and desktops. The Alert SA website and mobile application are managed by the SA Fire and Emergency Services Commission (SAFECOM) and bring together information from up to

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22
Jun

Minister for Emergency Services (Vic) launches Monitoring and Assurance Framework for Emergency Management

Victorians will be safer during emergencies with an innovative new approach to improve the performance of the emergency management sector. The Monitoring and Assurance Framework for Emergency Management, developed by the Inspector-General for Emergency Management (IGEM) Tony Pearce, was officially launched by the Minister for Emergency Services, Jane Garrett. Under the framework IGEM will be

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20
May

Project Profile: Australia’s Response to the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone

Background On 5 November 2014, the Prime Minister announced that Australia would increase its contribution to the global fight against Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). This response involved managing an Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Sierra Leone. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) chose Aspen Medical to manage the ETC. Ebola Response Project

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