Australia

Aussie Pumps’ Warwick Lorenz showing the Minister around the new production line at Castle Hill. (Aussie Pumps)
Innovative Aussie goes global

Australian Pump, is fast becoming the choice of professional users of pressure cleaners and heavy-duty…

Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM)

Asia Pacific Fire Magazine would like to congratulate this year’s recipients of the Australian Fire…

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Sydney covered by thick fog, smoke from hazard reduction burns

Sydney has been blanketed by fog on Monday morning (3 May) with drivers warned about…

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2019/20 Australia fires spewed as much smoke into stratosphere as a volcano, study shows

The bushfires that ravaged Australia between 2019 and 2020 were so huge that they spewed…

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First fire, then Covid-19 and now floods for eastern Australia

In Sydney alone 3,000 people have been evacuated in the area worst hit by flooding,…

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Western Australian bushfires threaten Perth

Hundreds of Australians have fled to evacuation centres as a bushfire on the outskirts of…

Indonesian floods kill five

Five people were killed, three more are missing and thousands are unable to return to…

Queensland fire emergency leaves Brisbane’s air quality worse than Beijing

ABC reports; The air quality in Brisbane is currently worse than Beijing as haze from…

Fires in Australia have jumped the million hectare mark and it is not even summer yet

Thousands of firefighters are battling major fires in New South Wales and Queensland, but the…

NSW RFS declares the start of Bush Fire Danger Period

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) announced 12 Local Government Areas (LGAs) will commence the…

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…

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