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In 2007 senior staff in Tasmania Fire Service identified a need to enhance retention of volunteers by improving the overall quality of leadership in volunteer brigades. A TFS...
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This is a report of findings from the fourth, and final, stage of the TFS Volunteer Leadership Development Project, involving five focus groups with a combined total of 49...
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Community response to fire is currently dependent on many aspects of volunteer engagement ranging from official agencies whose employees are expected to volunteer into support...
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Fire Note 74: Fighting bushfires is a physically demanding occupation and therefore firefighters need to be physically fit to work safely and productively. Many firefighting...
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This research investigated whether shorter, more frequent shifts are a better alternative to regular day and night shift rosters that are currently used by fire and land...
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  Exposure to smoke and high temperatures, coupled with little sleep, can impair firefighters’ performance on the fireground. This research investigated the combined effects...
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In this video series, Claire Johnson, based at La Trobe University, talks about her completed PhD project on preparing for worst case scenarios. Claire completed her PhD in...
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PhD project -Optimising information flow through collaborative work performance: Enhancing emergency incident management team effectiveness and organisational learning
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PhD project - Enhancing Volunteerism
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    This section is a resource for higher education lecturers and curriculum developers to create or modify units or courses of study to help build capacity in bushfire management...
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Wildfire management experts from North America, Australia and New Zealand have recognized for decades that they share many commonalities.  This recognition provided the motive...
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Investigations into accidents or near miss events on the fireground mostly focus on finding out the details of what happened, with relatively little consideration given to the...
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Emergency service volunteers and their partners or spouses are being asked to comment on how their volunteer community role fits in with their family life. “We know that...
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A unique survey following firefighting volunteers six months after recruitment has begun to provide the basis of better volunteer recruitment strategies. As reported in Fire...
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Australia has about 250,000 volunteer firefighters but for the past 30 years memberships have been declining. Fire agencies fear that if the decline persists a shortage of...
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This article first appeared in the Winter 2007 issue of Fire Australia magazine The need to develop the next generation of fire researchers was one of the key reasons for the...
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This workshop gave participants a chance to be part of discussion to improve how we adopt quality research into agency practice and across the industry. It was an opportunity to...
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