Australia

The Global Fire Industry Mourns the Loss of Peter North AM

Mike Dureau, Deputy Chairman of the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering Limited at the University…

Townsville Floods Get More Dangerous by the Hour

ABC News reports that the floods in northern Queensland have not reached their peak with…

Cladding Responsible for Fire Spread in Melbourne High Rise Fire?

This morning (4th February 2019) firefighters in Melbourne Australia have worked tirelessly to bring a…

PSCE and ARCIA To Share Information To Support Policy and Advocacy Roles in Public Safety

In November 2018 Public Safety Communications – Europe (PSCE) and the Australian Radio and Communications…

Fire and Floods brings Devastation to Australian East Coast

While Queensland firefighters fight 140 fires, many of which are threatening towns in central and…

Reaching Communities in Disasters
Unseasonal Conditions See Bushfires in Queensland

In a period that is usually devoid of large fires, homes in Queensland, Australia are…

Firefighters in Hastings New Zealand Tackle Fire at Hawke’s Bay Opera House

Firefighters have extinguished a blaze at Hasting’s Hawke’s Bay Opera House. Hastings is on the east side…

Asia/Pacific is the Most Disaster-Prone Region says Red Cross Report

A Red Cross report has found natural disasters affected more than two billion people around the…

Bushfire Burns More than 2 Million Acres

A fire in Western Australia has burned at least 2 million acres of rural land—an…

Tributes Posted for New Zealand based Firefighting Pilot Killed in a Hit and Run Incident

Husband and father of three Ian Pullen, a Fire Bombing pilot from New Zealand has…

Queensland Firefighters Assist Hikers From Bushfire

Eight hikers who found themselves at risk from being surrounded by an out of control…

Prediction for this Summer’s Fire Season in Australia are bleak

Last Thursday the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said, dry weather across Australia’s east coast will…

Largest Fire for Years in Melbourne Causes Toxic Smoke Flume and Water Run Off Last Thursday

One of Melbourne’s largest fires in years continues to burn in the city’s west, closing…

Early Fire Season a Worry for Australian Firefighters

Aug 20th, Australia is still in winter, however, a long dry spell which has seen…

Freighter Fire in Port Kembla

Firefighters from Fire and Rescue New South Wales have been engaged in operations to deal…

Queens Birthday honours awarded to NZ and Australian firefighters

This Queens birthday saw four New Zealanders and twenty-nine Australian fire service personnel honoured for…

Australia’s Government investigates toxic firefighting foam used to feed compost

Queensland Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch has confirmed The Queensland government is investigating allegations that a…

Fireworks display malfunction burns four spectators

The annual fireworks display at the Fred’s Pass rural community show near Darwin in the…

Three dead after explosion in Brisbane House Fire

Three people have perished following a house fire in Brisbane, Australia. The cause of the…

Late-season fires on the outskirts of Sydney

A massive bushfire has affected properties in Sydney’s south-west, New South Wales. The fire has…

Three more reasons to register for Fire Australia 2018!

There’s a lot to get excited about at this year’s Fire Australia 2018 Conference and…

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