The TFS Community Development Framework is a guide to support and inform the Tasmania Fire Service Community Development Team when engaging with at-risk communities in community safety. With team member’s practices aligning with contemporary fire
The requirements for building in areas affected by natural hazards are changing during 2017.
If you are building in a hazardous area, such as a bushfire-prone area, there may be additional considerations to the recent changes to Tasmania’s
The theme for this edition is celebrating our TFS volunteers. We also showcase a few examples of the partnerships and engagement to educate residents about local bushfire risk and preparedness.
This newsletter topics include:
Tasmania’s Fire Management Agencies are currently undertaking a broad scale review into the fire permit system. The catalyst for the review has
Based on feedback from some of our volunteer brigades, the Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods program now has three volunteer brigade engagement kits available to borrow for your community engagement events.
Included in the engagement kits are
Are you interested in participating in research about disaster recovery?
The University of Melbourne is asking people to write a letter to themselves about what has been helpful and unhelpful when recovering from the
Edith Bevan, ABC NEWS Hobart 6 March 2017
The tiny Tasmanian town of Bothwell is home to about 400 people, and five privately owned fire trucks.
The properties surrounding Bothwell, each spanning thousands of acres, are famed
Participants are needed to take part in an online survey of community bushfire preparation and response in Tasmania.
The research, undertaken by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre and CQUniversity, aims to improve
Welcome to Issue 8 of the BRN Newsletter. The theme for this edition is reflecting on 50 years since the 1967 Black Tuesday bushfires and tips to be bushfire-ready today:
• ’67 Bushfires Storymap
• Bushfire Then and Now Vox Pop