Firey Women at Myponga

20/08/2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

To be held at Myponga Uniting Church Hall, 47 Main Road, Myponga. Minimum of 10 participants required. Register by 6th August 0457 103 471. Please bring a small plate for a shared lunch. To Register your interest, contact CFS Community Engagement Officer Laura Gemmell on 0457103471 or laura.gemmell2@sa.gov.au

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The award winning Firey Women workshops provide women with a safe non-threatening environment to learn new skills to help protect their families and livelihoods.  The workshops cover both information and practical sessions over two days.

This is a two day workshop, so attendance is required on both days to achieve full workshop benefit.  

Firey Women SideBar GraphicWorkshop topics include:

  • Preparing yourself emotionally
  • Understanding Fire Danger Ratings and warnings
  • Discussing the differences between a "leave early" and a "stay and defend" plan
  • Preparing a Bushfire Survival Plan
  • Identifying hazards around the home
  • Operating pumps and firefighting equipment
  • Understanding bushfire behaviour

Workshop sessions:

Firey Women can be run as a two day workshop, or over four evenings, depending on the needs of the community and are offered between May and September each year.

For further information please contact CFS Community Engagement on 08 82129858, or email CommunityEngagementSupport.CFS@cfs.sa.gov.au