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12
Jul

Charles Sturt University’s Doctor of Public Safety

Charles Sturt University’s Doctor of Public Safety equips graduates with a unique competitive advantage and is the first degree of its kind in Australasia. Graduates will have a critical understanding of a substantial and complex body of knowledge at the frontier of their discipline or area of professional practice. Why study this course? CSU’s Doctor

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10
Jul

Drones Delivering Emergency Blood Could Save Lives

A northern beaches doctor who delivers critical care to patients in remote areas of the state says drones transporting blood could save lives. Dr Brian Burns, 43, will make the case at an international conference in Germany. He will be the first speaker at the Social Media and Critical Care (SMACC) conference in Berlin­.  The

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03
Jul

Disaster Scenarios Guidance

It may sound ridiculous, but what if there was an earthquake in the centre of Albany? Or a cruise ship struck a reef off Middleton Beach and left an oil slick streaming into Princess Royal Harbour? These are just some of the hazard scenarios that feature in a recent risk assessment report conducted by the

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26
Jun

Butter and Toothpaste No Help for Burns

An estimated one million Australians believe applying butter, moisturising cream or toothpaste was appropriate treatment for a burn, new research has revealed. Two in three Australians mistakenly believed minor burns were best treated by home remedies, research commissioned by Mundicare has shown, while half of Australians believed applying ice or an ice pack to a burn would

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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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07
Jun

Plans for Firefighting Force with No Board Nor CEO Stir Up Smouldering Concerns

Victoria’s new urban firefighting force would not have a board  or chief executive, raising concerns that its new commissioner would simply act as a rubber stamp for government. Under the controversial overhaul of firefighting, Fire Rescue Victoria will be set up to replace the MFB and take control of 35 CFA stations in built-up areas

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29
May

Queensland Builds Resilience to Extreme Weather Events with Largest-Ever Flood Study

The Queensland Government has released what it calls the “most detailed and comprehensive flood study ever undertaken in Australia” in an effort to help the state prepare for future extreme weather events. The Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study will guide local councils towards the crucial first step of developing strategies and flood resilience options, said

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17
May

Rapid Earthquake Risk Ranking Criteria

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held next week over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast. Prof George Mariano Soriano, Senior Engineer at the Department of Public Works and Highways joins us to discuss ‘Formulation of a Rapid Earthquake Risk Ranking Criteria for National Bridges in the

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12
May

Impact Assessments – A Whole of Government Approach

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held this month over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast (previously Jupiter’s), Queensland. Ms Nadine Hulme, A/Director Response and Recovery at the Office of Emergency Management, joins us to discuss ‘Impact Assessments – A Whole of Government Approach’. Understanding the impacts

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10
May

Understanding How and Why Different People Volunteer

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held this month over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast (previously Jupiter’s), Queensland. Ms Jasmin Craufurd-Hill, Area Manager with St John Ambulance Australia (NSW), joins us to discuss ‘Crucial Capital: Understanding How and Why Different People Volunteer (and Continue to Volunteer)

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