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8 February 2018

Fire management information night for MBRC Residents

Mt Mee Rural Fire Brigade, 19 Thomas Rd Mt Mee

Join SEQ Fire and Biodiversity Consortium, the Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) and Moreton Bay Regional Council Officers at the Fire Management Workshop and Information Night at Mt Mee Rural Fire Brigade Mt Mee. The information night will provide local property owners with practical planning advice and guidance considering the local laws and environment and outline fire management implications on fauna and flora. In addition, the local Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service (QPWS) will outline general fire management practices occurring within surrounding national parks.

The following one day workshop will provide valuable information to landholders that will assist in the development of your own, property specific, fire management plan. Attendance to the information night is an essential pre-requisite to attend this event. The day will include a detailed property assessment, including maps and one on one officer assistance, hence bookings are essential.. A light morning tea and lunch will also be provided on the day.

Fire management information night: 
Thursday 8 February 2018, 6.30pm- 9.00pm 
Location: Mt Mee Rural Fire Brigade, 19 Thomas Rd Mt Mee

Fire management property workshop (one day & RSVP essential):
Saturday 24 Feb 2018 
Location: Mt Mee Rural Fire Brigade

For more information and RSVP to the workshop:
https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/firemanagement/
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24 February 2018

Fire Planning Workshop for MBRC residents

Mt Mee Rural Fire Brigade, 19 Thomas Rd Mt Mee

Join SEQ Fire and Biodiversity Consortium, the Rural Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) and Moreton Bay Regional Council Officers at the Fire Management Workshop and Information Night at Mt Mee Rural Fire Brigade Mt Mee. The information night will provide local property owners with practical planning advice and guidance considering the local laws and environment and outline fire management implications on fauna and flora. In addition, the local Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service (QPWS) will outline general fire management practices occurring within surrounding national parks.

The following one day workshop will provide valuable information to landholders that will assist in the development of your own, property specific, fire management plan. Attendance to the information night is an essential pre-requisite to attend this event. The day will include a detailed property assessment, including maps and one on one officer assistance, hence bookings are essential.. A light morning tea and lunch will also be provided on the day.

Fire management information night: Thursday 8 February 2018 
Location: Mt Mee Rural Fire Brigade, 19 Thomas Rd Mt Mee

Fire management property workshop (one day & RSVP essential):
Saturday 24 Feb 2018 
Location: Mt Mee Rural Fire Brigade

For more information and RSVP to the workshop:
https://www.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/firemanagement/

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10 March 2018

Fire Planning workshop & Information morning for Redlands Residents

Redlands IndigiScapes Centre 17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba

Do you have a Fire Management Plan for your property?

Join representatives from Redland City Council, Queensland Fire & Emergency Services, and SEQ Fire & Biodiversity Consortium to learn more about creating an Individual Property Fire Management Plan for your property and balancing fire safety with conservation of bushland flora and fauna.

When: Saturday 10 March 2018

Information morning:

Time: 9am to 12pm
RSVP: COB Friday 2 March

Workshop: Full day

Time: 9am to 3.00pm
RSVP: Monday 26 February 2018 (an RSVP is essential as you we require time to print and collate your FREE maps).

Attendees will receive free: Personalised property fire management advice Property maps; Property fire planning kit; Tools to create the plan; Morning tea and lunch


To RSVP or for more information contact  3824 8611 or IndigiScapes@redland.qld.gov.au

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1-3 May 2018

Fire Australia 18 Conference and Trade Show

Brisbane

The Fire Australia 2018 Conference and Tradeshow is the country's premier life and fire safety event, and will run on 1-3 May 2018 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC).

The event is the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, and the best opportunity to reach the fire protection, safety, hazardous materials and dangerous goods audience in Australia. The event attracted more than 1000 trade show attendees with over 90 stands in 2017, and 300 conference delegates, making it the largest Fire Australia ever. 

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) administers the Bushfire Planning and Design (BPAD) Accreditation Scheme (the Scheme). The Scheme was first developed and implemented in 2006 in response to demands from the community, government and industry to establish a recognition program for bushfire planning and design (BPAD) Accredited Practitioners to assist the community undertaking development on land subject to bushfire impact.

Find out more: http://www.fpaa.com.au/news/news/fire-australia-2018-sponsorship-exhibition-bookings-opened.aspx

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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.

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21-22 May 2018

Aust and NZ Disaster & Emergency Mgt Conference

Gold Coast, Australia

The 2018 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference to be held on the 21-22 May at the Star Gold Coast. Now into its seventh year, the ANZDMC continues to grow in both size and reputation and this conference has evolved into the premium event of its type, facilitating professional development and the exchange of current ideas and practices between emergency and disaster management practitioners from Australia and New Zealand and further afield. 

ANZDMC BLOG: Australia’s ‘Deadliest Natural Hazard’: What’s Your Heatwave Plan?; Wujal Wujal’s New Wifi Brings Vital Communication Link During Wild Weather; Virtual Reality, Drones and Big Data Changing the Way Firefighters Approach the Job; What’s the Future for Fire Protection in Australia?
Where to Take Refuge in Your Home During a Bushfire

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5-8 September 2018

AFAC 18

Perth

Key features include the:
  • AFAC18 Conference
  • Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Forum
  • INTERSCHUTZ trade exhibition, featuring the Expo Stage & Demonstrations
  • AFAC18 Gala Dinner
  • Professional Development Program
  • The 2018 conference theme is “Changing lives in a changing world“.
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7-9 November 2018

Australasian Association of Fire Investigators National Conference 2018

Bendigo, Victoria

The Conference will focus on: 
  • Bushfire (Wildfire) investigation
  • Live Bushfire Burns
  • 2 half day lectures
More: http://vafi.com.au/aafi-national-conference-2018/
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