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MIL-OSI Australia: Queenslanders urged to prepare for the weeks and months ahead due to fire threat

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Government of Queensland, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Queenslanders urged to prepare for the weeks and months ahead due to fire threat

Source: Government of Queensland A recent run of wildfires today (Wednesday) prompted Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford to remind Queenslanders to be on alert and ensure they have prepared their properties.Mr Crawford said the state was in the grip of bushfire season and several recent blazes had shown “fires can start anywhere, at […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: South Eastern Region receives new firefighting appliances worth more than $1.25 million

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Budget, Education, English, Government of Queensland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: South Eastern Region receives new firefighting appliances worth more than $1.25 million

Source: Government of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford will today (Tuesday) officially hand over Type 2 Compressed Air Foam appliances – each worth more than $565,000 – to the Tamborine Mountain and Beaudesert Fire and Rescue Stations.Mr Crawford said the two firefighting appliances – each fitted with an additional $60,000 worth of […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Fire and Emergency Services Minister praises massive firefighting effort

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Australian State Governments, Crude, English, Exploration, Gas, Government of Queensland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Fire and Emergency Services Minister praises massive firefighting effort

Source: Government of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Monday) praised the efforts of hundreds of QFES staff and volunteers involved in the weekend fight against 230 vegetation fires.Speaking ahead of a visit tomorrow to Tamborine Mountain and Beaudesert, Mr Crawford said hard-working personnel from the state’s Rural Fire Brigades, Fire and […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Fire and Emergency Services Minister opens upgraded Mornington Island facility

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Education, English, Government of Queensland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Fire and Emergency Services Minister opens upgraded Mornington Island facility

Source: Government of Queensland Rural Fire Brigade (RFB) and State Emergency Services (SES) crews will have extra room for their appliances and equipment under a $150,000 upgrade to their Mornington Island facility, opened by Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Tuesday).Mr Crawford said the extension to the joint facility on the Gulf of […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: QFES deploys highly-experienced personnel to assist with Canadian wildfires

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Canada, English, Government of Queensland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: QFES deploys highly-experienced personnel to assist with Canadian wildfires

Source: Government of Queensland Two highly-trained Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) personnel will deploy to Canada this week, joining an international contingent of fire specialists fighting wildfires in British Columbia and Ontario.Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said the QFES personnel were among a number of Australian firefighters set to travel to Canada […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: New Fire and Rescue Station and SES equipment in $2.4 million boost for Far North

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Budget, Education, English, Government of Queensland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: New Fire and Rescue Station and SES equipment in $2.4 million boost for Far North

Source: Government of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Friday) officially opened Smithfield’s new $2.38 million Fire and Rescue Station – as SES volunteers were bolstered by $70,000 in additional equipment.Mr Crawford welcomed the new station, which he said would accommodate population growth in his Barron River electorate.“I’ve opened new stations worth […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: QFES to provide relief with US wildfires

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Government of Queensland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sydney, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: QFES to provide relief with US wildfires

Source: Government of Queensland Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) personnel will join firefighters from across Australia and New Zealand in an international effort to battle wildfires ravaging the United States (US).A total of 188 fire specialists from across Australia and New Zealand are set to leave for the US on Friday (3 August) to […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Last-minute prep a must ahead of traditional start of Queensland’s bushfire season

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Budget, English, Government of Queensland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Last-minute prep a must ahead of traditional start of Queensland’s bushfire season

Source: Government of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Tuesday) inspected bushfire response capabilities in the Sunshine Coast region – a major hotspot in recent years – ahead of the official start of the 2018 season.Speaking in Maleny, which will be the base for a new $3 million fit-for-purpose fire and emergency […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Retired Royal Australian Navy Commodore to head review into marine rescue organisations

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, English, Government of Queensland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Sydney, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Retired Royal Australian Navy Commodore to head review into marine rescue organisations

Source: Government of Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Katarina Carroll today (Tuesday) announced Campbell Darby DSC AM will lead the review into the State’s volunteer marine rescue organisations.Mr Crawford said Mr Darby “brought with him a wealth of knowledge” in relation to maritime safety, […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Emergency service personnel recognised at Brisbane medal presentation

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Employment, English, Government of Queensland, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Emergency service personnel recognised at Brisbane medal presentation

Source: Government of Queensland Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) personnel have been recognised for their excellence at today’s (Monday) Brisbane Employment Location Medals Presentation.Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford presented the Commissioner’s Distinguished Service Medal to Deputy Commissioner Doug Smith, and the Commissioner’s Meritorious Service Award to Station Officer, Ron Watkins.“The Commissioner’s Distinguished […]

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