Lightning strikes boy in shower during severe storms in Brisbane, Australia

Sunday 11 February in Brisbane saw a severe lightning storm hit the Queensland capital. More than 265,00 lightning strikes were recorded bringing down 500 power lines and leaving 135,000 homes without power. Emergency services were stretched to the limit answering 1000s…

AFAC 2016 – Brisbane hosts record breaking fire & emergency management conference

More than 2300 emergency management personnel and volunteers, researchers and fire industry professionals gathered in Brisbane at the end of August to hear the latest research findings, explore new approaches to disaster management and learn about new life-saving technologies. AFAC16…

Bristol shines at AFAC16

Bristol Uniforms enjoyed a highly successful few days at the AFAC16 Exhibition in Brisbane. Australia at the end of August, alongside its distributor Pac Fire. The largest emergency management conference and exhibition in Australasia welcomed over 2,300 emergency management personnel…

Australian Fire Authorities’ world class exhibition shows off new technology

AFAC16 – Fire and Emergency Management Conference had 2300 delegates from all walks of the emergency services industry, from researchers to practitioner and suppliers at this week’s 2016 conference in Brisbane, Australia. Not only were the delegate numbers at record…

Keynote Speakers Announced for AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ

AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is excited to announce a high-profile line-up of keynote speakers that will address the conference, running from the 30 August – 1 September 2016 in Brisbane. Under the theme Mitigation – Response – Recovery: Getting the Balance…

Recruits ready – Aviation Fire Fighters Complete Elite Training

Seventeen highly trained aviation rescue fire fighters have completed an elite 11-week training course at Airservices Learning Academy at Melbourne Airport, preparing them to respond to any incident on or around the airport within a matter of minutes. Graduating at…

Queensland’s Academy Delivers Emergency Services Training

The School of Fire and Emergency Services Training at Whyte Island in Brisbane, run by Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, is the largest and most sophisticated of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, providing leading-edge training for emergency response personnel…

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