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Welcome to the October 2016 edition of APF Magazine.

This issue is a bumper 104 page issue packed full, as usual, of informative articles. We have a review of AFAC16 powered by Interschutz which looks at what was a record breaking event in Brisbane. Be sure to check it out if you attended this year or are thinking of attending the event next year in Sydney.

Other interesting articles we have in this issue include Emergency response in Antarctica; Improving survival for “out of hospital” cardiac arrest; Gaseous Fire Suppression and a special report looking at Women and Firefighting Australasia 2016.

Other informative articles include 20 years of the innovation at the Pacific Disaster Centre; Conventional vs addressable fire alarm systems; PTG & PTS – reflecting on the trauma response of growth amongst the decline and much, much more.

We sincerely hope you enjoy reading yet another exciting issue of APF Magazine.

If you have any comments or questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Dual pressure automatic nozzles, such as the MidForce nozzle shown here, provide maximum stream reach and penetration in high pressure mode, and maximum flow when the low pressure mode is selected. Image courtesy of S. Haase.

Contributing Editors

Rhonda Abotomey, Martin Boyle, Penny Burns, Javier Castro, Chris Chiesa, Ed Comeau, Robert Fawcett, David J. Ganz, Jeff Kepert, Thomas Loridan, Torbjorn Lundmark, Michelle Murphy, Steve O’Malley, Gary Parkinson, Ange Pestell, Peter Ryan, Brett Shields, Brett Staines, Deb Symons, Melanie Taylor, William Thurston, Kevin Tory, Bronwyn Walker, Joel Ward, Duncan J. White.