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Australia: Boosting firefighting capabilities and community preparedness

5 Dec 2018, Australia - gov

The Australian Liberal and Nationals Government will invest $26 million to boost aerial firefighting capabilities across Australia, support a new national fire rating program and extend funding for a community alert system. Funding will address urgent critical emergency capabilities and community preparedness.



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