Each year, Australia is threatened by bushfire. Firefighters safeguard the nation from the ravages of bushfire. The prospect of more frequent and longer fires impacting people, properties and the bush, places an ever-increasing demand on the capacity of fire agencies to perform this vital protective role. Preserving firefighter health and safety is a national priority.
This project comprises three distinct but inter-related research projects aimed at maximising the capacity of our fire agencies to respond to the bushfire threat whilst preserving the health and safety of their personnel.
In this short video Lead End User Robyn Pearce explains how the projects fit together: