Great News! More Volunteers to attend AFAC16 Conference

Thursday, 23 Jun 2016

Great News - The RFSQ has announced that they will fund a further 3 RFB Volunteers to attend AFAC/Interschutz in addition to the 14 RFB Volunteers funded by the RFBAQ.
 
This now brings the total contribution to $24,000 for the 17 Rural Fire Brigade members to attend the conference. The RFBAQ would sincerely like to thank the RFSQ for also fully funding their travel and accommodation.
 
With this years' conference focusing on Mitigation, Response and Recovery, it is natural that brigade volunteers who defend 93% of Queensland are present to learn so that they can take back to their diverse communities strategies and solutions prompted by AFAC.

To download the application form click here - applications close Friday, 22nd July 2016.

AFAC (Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council) is the national council and peak body for Australasian fire, emergency services and land management.

This year AFAC & the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will be holding AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ from Tuesday, 30th August to Thursday, 1st September at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

INTERSCHUTZ is the world's flagship exhibition and networking hub for the fire prevention, disaster relief and safety & security sector. It takes place in Hannover, Germany with satellite events taking place around the world. The organisers of INTERSCHUTZ, Deutsche Messe, have partnered with AFAC to build on the success of the AFAC conference and develop the trade exhibition, which will feature around 120 exhibitors, who will showcase the latest developments in emergency services equipment and technology.

For contact details on RFSQ Regional Managers and RFBAQ District Representatives, please contact email or call 07 5480 5135.

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