CFS Volunteers Association vice-president David Lindner said a number of claims made in the recently-released review into the CS's response to the 2019-20 KI bushfires, were perhaps evidence of a lack of understanding within the community.
The first version of the state government's bushfire management plan has been released, and while many are happy with the content, the pressure is on for visible progress to be made on the actions it contains.
A recently-released independent review into the 2019-20 KI bushfires has not shied away from calling out issues with culture, accountability, communication and trust among Country Fire Service members and volunteers.
BlazeAid volunteers are making big inroads in helping bushfire-hit farmers at Lucindale and Avenue Range get back on their feet with their contribution already worth an estimated $152,000.
A DOZEN projects to boost economic recovery in bushfire-affected communities have received a major boost, sharing in almost $29 million in state and federal funding.
A month after the Mount Gambier Hay Run rolled into Lucindale with a huge convoy to help those affected by the Blackford bushfire, as promised many of the drivers were back again with more hay.
The trial of Automatic Vehicle Location technology on firefighting vehicles has been been deemed as successful, boosting response capability during bushfires.