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Online Media Room

Welcome to the AFAC19 Online Media Room. For further information or to schedule interviews with any of the keynote or conference speakers, please contact:

Elizabeth Williams +61 2 9212 7867 | +61 411 201 354

Media passes are available:
Please send your full name, position and publication to Elizabeth Williams. Limited broadcast vans can be accommodated onsite, secure yours by emailing Elizabeth Williams.

Interviews are available pre, during and after AFAC19:

  • With all keynote speakers
  • With most conference speakers
  • With Stuart Ellis, CEO, AFAC
  • With Dr Richard Thornton, CEO, Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC)

To book an interview, please contact Elizabeth Williams.

Releases for AFAC19:

22 August 2019 – Emergency management volunteers – local heroes the new normal in Australia’s response arsenal
14 August 2019 – Riding the waves – Extreme weather, climate change and disaster resilience at AFAC19
12 August 2019 – Diversity and inclusion changing Australia’s emergency management sector for the better
9 July 2019 – Diversity, inclusion and change, the new normal in Australia’s emergency management sector

Releases for AFAC18:

21 September 2018 – AFAC_Emergency Management focus on responding and thriving in a changed landscape
20 August 2018 – Cyclones and space travel emergency management leaders prepare for change
17 August 2018 – AFAC_Giving a voice to the emergency service volunteers
13 July 2018 – Australia’s emergency responders thrive in ever changing complex environments

Releases for AFAC17:

13 September 2017 – Australia’s emergency managers collaborate to break exhibition record
30 August 2017 – New technology supporting Australia’s emergency management training and responses
18 August 2017 – Fatigue management during extreme weather conditions vital for Australia’s volunteers
31 July 2017 – International expert urges Firefighters to embrace Smart Data
29 June 2017 – Collaboration the key to improving emergency response