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First training for 2021 – Air Shelter Team

First training for 2021 – Air Shelter Team

Happy New Training Year! The first SAVEM training event for 2021 was held successfully on 10 January - the Air Shelter Team. Volunteers new to the team comprised 50% of participants, and were "buddied up" with an experienced mentor. Team Leader Deb directed two...

Welcome to 2021 – upcoming training events

Welcome to 2021 – upcoming training events

SAVEM finished 2020 with a great team effort to make up for lost training time due to COVID. From 29 November 2020 we successfully held four training events in 11 days – 1 x Level 1, 2 x Operational Updates and 1 x special topic. The Training calendar for January to...

SAVEM and the Bushfire Royal Commission

SAVEM and the Bushfire Royal Commission

The federal Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements (known colloquially as the Bushfire Royal Commission) issued its report on 28th October 2020 and this was received by the federal parliament on 30th October 2020. Like almost 1400 other...