From the blog:
"CFA Commended By Vision Australia: CFA Strategic Communications Adviser Jessica Deery tells us that Vision Australia has awarded CFA with a Highly Commended award for delivering accessible fire safety information to people who are blind or have low vision. This includes recent changes to the CFA website. This is great work. Our communications are for all in the community, regardless of age, gender, country of origin or spoken language. Every effort to increase the diversity of our programs is to be commended. Well done team! The awards are mentioned on the Vision Australia website: http://www.visionaustralia.org.au/info.aspx?page=2441#cfa.
Bushfire CRC Research On Incident Management Teams: A recent Bushfire CRC Research Note has focussed on characteristics of good bushfire firefighters and incident managers. Amongst other things, the research found that firefighters must consider:
- multiple scenarios (such as worst case and most likely);
- multiple timeframes (such as next few hours and next few days);
- multiple perspectives (such as detailed micro view and a ‘big picture' macro view."
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