In a touching story Vogue revisits a week from hell when three women, all mothers and rookie volunteer firefighters, battled one of last summer’s biggest blazes.
Horsley Park Rural Fire Service volunteers Geoffrey Keaton and Andrew O’Dwyer were two of the eight brave emergency services personnel added to the Emergency Services Volunteer Memorial at a ceremony at Mrs Macquarie’s Chair on Sunday.
This is one of our many stories from around the state in this week’s News Roundup.
Fire permits have been suspended by a bushfire at Telegraph Point and many regions have reported an official start to the bushfire season. Lithgow and Dungog receive recovery and resilience funding. These are some of the stories from this weeks News Roundup.
Today Optus and the ANU jointly announced a new partnership to detect bushfires as soon as they start and put then out in minutes. We publish the announcements from both the ANU and Optus and you can download the partnership brochure.
Mike Gorman has completed his incredible work of reviewing and categorising all the submissions to the NSW Enquiry! Read his introduction and download your copy here.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released their interim report on the C130 crash last summer. Wildfire Today publish a very good overview.
We highlight three articles in the Reuters Graphics series which cover wildfires in the USA. Lots of great information and a superb presentation.
The NRL reported that Dale Finucane wished his trip home to Bega in February was “on a more positive note” but he’s been recognised for leading the Storm’s bushfire relief efforts in the area.
This is one of a number of stories from around the state in this weekes roundup.
Narooma RFS, Dalmeny-Kianga RFS, and Tilba RFS worked with two Narooma Fire & Rescue trucks to save the Mitre 10.
This is one of a number of news stories form around the state this week.
In a major win for our aerial firefighting capability, Coulson has attracted Chris Smallhorn to the job of Australian CEO.
Coulson are the global aerial firefighting experts and are doing a fantastic job of knowledge transfer to Australians. Read more about Chris Smallhorn and the expertise he brings to the new role here …