Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference

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The theme for this year's conference will be SAR Never Sleeps – Past, Present and Future of Search & Rescue. Topics at the conference will include multi-agency collaboration, communication, critical skills, leadership and decision making while considering resilience, health and the well being of SAR personnel. Presenters at this annual conference will share lessons learnt and how the lessons have been implemented through identification of insights and response to coordination of search and rescues.

The 2019 program will incorporate over 25 thought-provoking presentations providing opportunity to collaborate, network and learn. View the conference program here.

Featured guest speakers include:

  • Dr Katrina Sanders, Chief Medical Officer People, Safety & Security, Australian Federal Police
  • Senior Constable Barry Shepherd and Senior Constable Conrad Smith, New Zealand Police (co-presenting)
  • Leading Senior Constable Kel Boers BM OAM, Specialist Response Group, Support Capability, Maritime, Australian Federal Police
  • Dr Matt Brearley, Research Scientist, National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre
  • Mr Mark Morrow, General Manager Response, Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
  • Dr Katie Bruce, CEO, Volunteering NZ
Venue: RACV Royal Pines Resort
Location: Ross St, Benowa, Qld
Time: 8.00am - 5.10pm
Event Manager:    ANZSAR
Phone: 07 5502 2068