Emergency Management Australia Podcast
About This Show
The Emergency Management Australia Podcast is brought to you by the Australian Government Attorney-General's Department. The podcast covers the latest issues in emergency management from dealing with bushfires, cyclones, earthquakes and tsunamis, to complex policy development or program delivery issues. We'll speak to everyone from the Federal Minister to the volunteer at the end of the fire hose.
Most Recent Episode
Emergency Management Australia Podcast - Episode 21
Our latest episode of EMAPodcast recognises 50 years of aerial firefighting in Australia.
We hear from Ben Buckley, the maverick pilot who led Australia’s first aerial firebombing operation in the summer of 1967.
We chat with NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons,
Victorian Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley and NAFC General Manager Richard Alder about the importance of large air tankers in the fight against fires.
We’re also joined by two pilots who share their flying experiences and how they protect local communities.