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Friday, 1 September 2017

Healthy Land and Water Awards Gala Dinner

Brisbane

2017 Healthy Land and Water Awards Gala Dinner tickets now on sale!
Join us in celebrating the passion and dedication of South East Queensland’s environment champions as we announce the winners of the 2017 Healthy Land and Water Awards. This is a rare opportunity to network with community, government and industry leaders; to gain valuable insights into the many innovative projects being undertaken in our region; and to honour the heroes of South East Queensland’s land and water.
The Healthy Land and Water Awards category winners, including the People’s Choice Award and Minister's Grand Prize, are announced at a special Gala Dinner on Friday 1 September 2017! Don't miss out - buy your ticket today! 
Awards Gala Dinner link: http://hlw.org.au/awards/gala

9th September 2017

Individual Property Fire Management Planning for Moreton Bay RC residents FREE

Bellthorpe Community Hall, Bellthorpe

Join the SEQ Fire and Biodiversity Consortium, Healthy Land and Water, the Rural Fire Service Queensland and Moreton Bay Regional Council at the Fire Management Workshop in Bellthorpe. The workshop will provide valuable information to landholders that will assist in the development of your own fire management plan. Property maps, a light morning tea and lunch will be provided; therefore bookings are essential.

You will receive FREE:

Property maps
Property fire planning kit
Tools to create the plan
Personalised property fire management advice 

Register online at: https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/general.aspx?id=164085


4-7 September 2017

AFAC 2017: Collaborating for Success – Improving performance in emergency management

Sydney, Australia

Collaborating and improving performance is essential for success in emergency management. Innovating in the face of disruptions and developing our people to successfully manage organisations of the future is a key challenge. Understanding what our people need in order to deliver what communities expect is no simple task. Working together is how we will deliver the best results. AFAC17 will focus on how we can work together to improve our performance, what leading the way looks like and who will benefit from our collective effort.

29 November - 1 December 2017

Fire, Cyclone & Flood Disaster Management & Recovery Forum 2017

Brisbane

6 Reasons to Attend the Fire, Cyclone & Flood Disaster Management and Recovery Forum:

  1. Build up and develop key disaster management competencies: Preparedness, Prevention, Response, and Recovery
  2. Understand the concept and practice of disaster risk reduction through systematic efforts to analyze and manage causal factors of disaster
  3. Enhance disaster preparedness for effective response and to “Build Back Better” in recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction
  4. Foster and strengthen the exchange of information and experience acquired in the execution of natural disaster initiatives, and implementing successful projects globally
  5. Invest in natural hazard risk reduction initiatives for resilience and strengthened risk governance
  6. Coordinate the traditional media with new media platforms to develop an effective disaster management communication strategy

28 November - 2 December 2017

Fire Vision 20/20 - The 7th AFE International Fire Ecology & Management Congress

Orlando, Florida

The 2017 Association for Fire Ecology (AFE) International Fire Congress will offer an exciting blend of learning opportunities for fire managers, natural resource professionals, policy and administrative leaders, and the academic and research community. Presentations will feature the latest in research results and applications.

Workshops throughout the week will provide innovative training opportunities built on the research presentations. Special sessions will focus on unifying the science and applications around key management issues. Round table discussions will allow small groups to focus on key topics and principles.

May 21-24,2018

The Fire Continuum Conference - Preparing for the Future of Wildland Fire

Missoula, Montana US

The science and management of wildland fire is made up of many multifaceted continuums. A clear understanding of these continuums and their relationship to planning, preparation, learning, response, implementation, and evaluation activities is important in order to fully understand the magnitude and extent of what is involved in this increasingly complex area.
A clear understanding of these continuums and their relationship to planning, preparation, learning, response, implementation, and evaluation activities is important in order to fully understand the magnitude and extent of what is involved in this increasingly complex area.A clear understanding of these continuums and their relationship to planning, preparation, learning, response, implementation, and evaluation activities is important in order to fully understand the magnitude and extent of what is involved in this increasingly complex area.