Current Conferences, workshops and talks
30 August - 1 September 2016
WOMEN AND FIREFIGHTING AUSTRALASIA CONFERENCE 2016
BrisbaneStepping Up and Standing Out"
The Women and Firefighting Australasia (WAFA) Conference 2016 will be held from 30th August until 1st September 2016 at the Brisbane Entertainment and Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland. This year, WAFA has entered into an exciting new partnership with the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) which will see the 2 conferences collocated.
Attendance at this conference will not only give you access to a host of excellent and informative presentations, hands-on workshops, mentoring and career advice but it will also allow you access to AFAC Conference keynote speakers, local and international Commissioners, CEOs and Fire Chiefs and complimentary entry to the international standard AFAC Fire Industry Tradeshow.
Find out more: http://www.wafa.asn.au/conference.html
28 May 2016
Individual Property Fire Management Planning Workshop for MBRC residents
Rural Fire Service Queensland - Woodford Brigade - Corner of Park Road and Station Street, WoodfordPlease join Moreton Bay Regional Council, SEQ Fire and Biodiversity Consortium and the Rural Fire Service at the Fire Management Workshop in Dayboro.
The workshop will provide valuable information to landholders that will assist in the development of your own fire management plan for your property.
An additional workshop will be held at the Dayboro Rural Fire Brigade on the 27 February 2016. See Fire Management Workshop Dayboro to make a booking.
Register here: https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/general.aspx?id=148365
28-30 September 2016
The University of Queensland, BrisbaneWith a focus on applied fire ecology and fire management research, and collaborative fire projects, we aim to showcase successful partnerships that translate science into practice for beneficial onground fire management and environmental outcomes, whilst supporting land owners, land managers and scientists. Themes that have been proposed for inclusion as symposia include: fire ecology; Traditional Owner led fire projects; fire management for linear corridors; climate change, soils and fire; fire and land management and collaborative fire projects (i.e. successful stakeholder and community engagement). We aim to open the call for abstracts in March next year.