Sponsorship Opportunities

This year is quite different for us and we have been working on Sponsorship Opportunities, for our supporters.

A number of high exposure sponsorship and packages are available. We are happy to tailor one to suit your organisation’s needs. All our listed pricing is inclusive of GST and in AUD.

Please see our 2019 sponsorship opportunities brochure:

IFE Australia 2019 Conference Program

Taking place on the 27-30 August at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the exhibition will be the largest in the event’s history, with over 12,000 sqm of gross floorspace, a third bigger than the record breaking 2017 Sydney exhibition.

Register for the IFE Australia Conference to gain 5.5 hours of valuable CPD each day.

Download our fantastic program, full of wonderful presentations.


IFE Australia Conference and the largest ever AFAC conference and exhibition to take place in Melbourne

Australasia’s largest and most comprehensive IFE/AFAC and emergency management conference and exhibition will reach new heights with AFAC19 powered by INTERSCHUTZ promising to be the largest yet.

Please don’t forget to ensure you register through the IFE Conference to get your CPD points by clicking on the IFE Conference selection on the Welcome to the AFAC19 Registration Page. This also entitles you to visit the exhibition and AFAC Conference.
To Register Click: https://hannoverfairs.eventsair.com/afac19/registration-pdp—afac19


Taking place on the 27-30 August at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the exhibition will be the largest in the event’s history, with over 12,000 sqm of gross floorspace, a third bigger than the record breaking 2017 Sydney exhibition.

The host agencies for 2019 are Country Fire Authority, Emergency Management Victoria, Forest Fire Management Victoria – Department of Environment Land Water and Planning, Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board, Parks Victoria and the Victoria State Emergency Service.

Over 3,500 attendees are expected to participate in AFAC19 which will start with the Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Research Forum on day one. Days two and three will feature the multi-streamed AFAC Conference, which includes the Australian Disaster Resilience Conference.

The trade exhibition will showcase 200 global emergency management equipment and solutions providers. Equipment on display ranges from vehicles, pumps and engines through to PPE, communications and technology solutions and then on to solutions as diverse as disaster relief equipment and drone technology. The exhibition will also feature practical live demonstrations and educational sessions.

This year we pleased to announce that IFE – The Institution of Fire Engineers Australia, the qualifying organisation and learned society of fire engineering, firefighting and fire safety professionals will co-locate their IFE National Conference. Delivering further diversity of industry attendees, Fire Safety, Protection and Prevention Engineers. The evenings of AFAC19 will feature networking events including the spectacular AFAC Gala Dinner, which regularly attracts over 1,000 attendees.

University of Queensland External Fire Spread course

Continuing Professional Development Course: ‘External Fire Spread Risk in Tall Building Design’

The purpose of this course is to provide practising engineers with the specialist knowledge to address the fire safety strategy of buildings and understand the implications of using cladding products capable of supporting external flame spread. The provision of design solutions for buildings requires competent fire engineers with the understanding of the key fundamental processes regarding the fire safety strategy, cladding design, and the interactions between the cladding of a façade and the building in the event of a fire.

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Announcement – CQ University offers new distance education based Bachelors Degree in Emergency Services

Please find below information about a new, first of its kind bachelor degree specifically tailored for those serving in an emergency service or performing an emergency service role within industry, who wish to upgrade their Vocational Education & Training (VET) qualifications. As the Bachelor of Emergency Service (BEmergServ) has been specifically developed for emergency service workers, it offers two entry pathways, substantial blocks of credit in recognition of qualifications and experience, a flexible model of delivery and a curriculum that is aligned with the sector.

A snapshot of the program is provided below; however for more information please visit the CQUniversity Australia website at http://www.cqu.edu.au/study/what-can-i-study/humanities,-psychology-and-social-work/undergraduate-programs/bachelor-of-emergency-service

To apply or to look at the program structure and various course options, please visit https://handbook.cqu.edu.au/programs/index?programCode=CC60

Program Overview
Name: Bachelor of Emergency Service (BEmergServ)
Entry Requirements: Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the Public Safety Training Package, Health Training Package or other Training Package applicable to an emergency service role.
Recognition of qualification and experience: One year full-time equivalent block credit is awarded for a Diploma qualification or two years full-time equivalent block credit is awarded for an Advanced Diploma qualification
Duration of Study: Two years full-time equivalent study for those entering with a Diploma qualification or one year full-time equivalent study for those entering with an Advanced Diploma qualification.
Study Mode: Distance education, supported by the network of CQUniversity Australia campuses and study centres plus online technologies.
Commencement: Term One 2015
Application process: Apply online at https://applyonline.cqu.edu.au/faces/views/applyonlineWelcome.xhtml Applications are now open!
Minor Study Options: 1) Safety Science and Fatigue Risk Management; 2) Management; 3) Public Health, Community Safety and Education

For those who already hold undergraduate or post graduate qualifications, CQUniversity Australia is looking to establish a pool of experienced emergency service personnel to contribute to the curriculum development, teaching and related activities of the new Bachelor of Emergency Service on a casual basis. Expressions of interests will be called in the very near future and will appear in major newspapers and major job sites such as Seek, My Career and LinkedIn.

I would encourage you to take a look at this new program and to distribute this information and the attached flyer as widely as possible through your networks.

IFE Journal

The Institution of Fire Engineers International entitled Fire Professional by FIRE Magazine publisher, 

The Institution’s journal features contributions from branches around the world, technical perspectives from leading fire engineers and special features on latest developments in global fire engineering.Pavilion Publishing and Media is producing the journal on behalf of the Institution and will supplement the quarterly publication with a comprehensive online service which will include monthly newsletters to all members.