Gareth Catt | Regional Fire Management Coordinator
10 Deserts Project | Australia

Gareth Catt, Regional Fire Management Coordinator, 10 Deserts Project


Day 2 @ 14:00

Incorporating old Aboriginal traditions and teachings into modern education

Educating the bushfire management sector to develop skills, knowledge and experience in traditional fire management is a key priority of Western Australia’s Department of Fire and Emergency Services. The Department’s Bushfire Centre of Excellence has established a Traditional Fire Program to consider how fire managers and practitioners can better link contemporary fire management with Aboriginal fire practices, traditions and teachings. This session will provide a holistic overview of cultural burning, traditional fire management and its application on-ground. It will outline how the Bushfire Centre of Excellence will incorporate traditional fire knowledge, understanding and practices into planned fire training courses and bushfire management programs across Western Australia.
last published: 29/Oct/20 05:25 GMT
last published: 29/Oct/20 05:25 GMT
last published: 29/Oct/20 05:25 GMT

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