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SAVEM Tent Team training 13 October

SAVEM Tent Team training 13 October

The SAVEM Tent Team trained on 13 October 2019, indoors at the Cherry Gardens Memorial Hall. The Hall is ideal as there is plenty of room for the fully inflated tent, allowing us to train effectively in adverse weather conditions. We were also able to...

SAVEM Field Hospital trailer project

SAVEM Field Hospital trailer project

The SAVEM Field Hospital (AKA the Tent) trailer project is well underway, thanks to a grant from the Natural Disaster Resilience Program and Premier Trailers at Kilburn. The SAVEM Logistics manager delivered the SAVEM horse float and the tent packs to...

SAVEM goes 4WD training

SAVEM goes 4WD training

Ten senior SAVEM volunteers are completing their 4WD training with Adventure 4WD in the classroom at Collinswood and in the field at their Lyndoch track. The Hilux has met all expectations and our trainees are learning about the capabilities of the...

Training Calendar

Training Calendar

The SAVEM Training Calendar for October to December 2019 is now uploaded under the Volunteers tab. New volunteers first need to complete the online training module and watch our Fireground Safety video. All volunteers should watch the video prior to the...

Roseworthy CFS – 29 July 2019

Roseworthy CFS – 29 July 2019

29 July 2019The Coordinator and Logistics manager accepted an invitation to speak to Roseworthy CFS brigade about SAVEM's history, role and future plans. Dublin and Mallala brigades also attended for an enjoyable and interactive evening of discussion.We...

City of Onkaparinga Community Grants Presentation

City of Onkaparinga Community Grants Presentation

The Coordinator attended the City of Onkaparinga Community Grants presentation. SAVEM received a grant from the City of Onkaparinga to purchase volunteer Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Sincere thanks to Mayor Erin Thompson and the City of...

SAVEM Newsletter July 2019

SAVEM Newsletter July 2019

Read the latest newsletter here: SAVEM Newsletter July 2019, Vol.7 No.1 Read our previous newsletters.

The 6th International Fire Behaviour and Fuels Conference

The 6th International Fire Behaviour and Fuels Conference

The 6th International Fire Behaviour and Fuels Conference 30 April – 2 May 2019, Darling Harbour, Sydney.   Attendance report With the generous assistance of the City of Onkaparinga’s 2018-19 Community Training and Development Fund, the Coordinator was...

SAVEM Vice-Regal Demonstration

SAVEM Vice-Regal Demonstration

SAVEM demonstrated deployment of the SAVEM Hackett Foundation mobile field hospital to His Excellency Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia, and Mrs Lan Le, on Wednesday 19 September 2018, at Weymouth Oval, Coromandel Valley. Thanks to Coromandel...

SAVEM Hilux and Horse Float

SAVEM Hilux and Horse Float

SAVEM sincerely thanks Roger at West's Auto Repairs, Steve at Adelaide Fast Blast, Dave and Ben from Crispin Crash, JB and Tony from Signs By Knight, and Danny from Dantrak Automotive for their superb contribution to the SAVEM Horse Float...

Funding for an All Terrain Vehicle for SAVEM

Funding for an All Terrain Vehicle for SAVEM

Funding for an All Terrain Vehicle for SAVEM has been approved. Note below an excerpt from the letter by Acting Emergency Services Minister Ian Hunter. "I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the volunteers at the South...