Recognised for their courage

Four members of the Cape Clear Fire Brigade have been awarded the Chief Officer’s Unit Citation for Courage after saving a man’s life while fighting a fast-moving grassfire in November 2014. Brigade members Donald Coward, Neil Shiells, Jim McKay and John McNabb…

Busy bushfire season predicted for Australia’s most populous regions

Published September 1 2015, The Sydney Morning Herald. The most populous regions of Australia can expect another year of above-average fire risk as the long-term decline in cool season rainfall combines with the strengthening El Nino in the Pacific. A…