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National Women in Firefighting Forum
Submitted On Sunday, February 6, 2005
Submitted By Pip McGowan

The first National Women in Firefighting Forum is being held on 12th & 13th May 2005, in Sydney.

It is hoped that the forum will:

Recognise and celebrate the contribution of women to firefighting in Australia
Discuss the issues faced by women in firefighting
Develop strategies and support networks
Encourage greater participation of women in all aspects of firefighting and fire management

The forum is aimed at

Frontline Firefighters (volunteer, casual or full-time)
Full and part-time (paid) fire and rescue personnel
Fire Managers & Planners
Incident Managers
Support personnel (volunteer, casual or full-time)

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