SAVEM 3 in the SAVEM fleet

SAVEM 3 in the SAVEM fleet

SAVEM 3 – one of six vehicles donated by Animals Australia for bushfire response in the 2019/2020 “Black Summer” bushfires – has had signage completed by Signs By Knight at St Marys – thankyou Tony, Aaron and Jess. Rooftop lights were...
SAVEM training set to resume in September 2020

SAVEM training set to resume in September 2020

The SAVEM Training Team is aiming to resume face-to-face training in September and October, COVID-19 restrictions permitting. Two Level 1 sessions are being planned, on 20 September and 18 October, 2020, with a pre-season Operational Update scheduled at this stage for...
SAVEM Training 2020 and COVID19

SAVEM Training 2020 and COVID19

The SAVEM Training Team would like to share with you our plans for training in 2020. Our intention to hold several SAVEM Level 1 training days during peacetime 2020 has – obviously – had to be reviewed. We had hoped, and were looking forward, to meeting...
KI Wildlife Updates from Hanson Bay and Pelican Lagoon

KI Wildlife Updates from Hanson Bay and Pelican Lagoon

SAVEM would like to share some positive news from Kangaroo Island. Although this news was received prior to the impact of COVID19 upon all of us, we believe it is important not to lose sight of the events which shaped our lives earlier in the year during the horrific...
SAVEM 2019-2020 Activation Day 52

SAVEM 2019-2020 Activation Day 52

As usual at this point in a major bushfire activation, SAVEM has plenty of work still to do. Only yesterday, a burned kangaroo required euthanasia at the Cudlee Creek fireground, and during this last week on Kangaroo Island the SAVEM team checked several sites...
SAVEM Deployment Day 36

SAVEM Deployment Day 36

Today marks the 36th day of the current continuous deployments which began on 20 December 2019, at Cudlee Creek and at the Kangaroo Island fires. SAVEM teams have rotated throughout this time, rostering and resting 20 participating volunteers. As in previous major...