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Card - 'In The Great Outdoors Be Bushfire Smart', Department of Sustainability & Environment, circa 2008 Document Reg. No: HT 26290

Summary:
Card with the slogan 'In The Great Outdoors Be Bushfire Smart' published by the Department of Sustainability & Environment, circa 2008. It reflects community safety education and emergency response prior to Black Saturday. It includes emergency contact numbers on both regional and local levels as well as reflecting current and best practice in application of personal and community safety and survival during any period of bushfire. Duplicate of HT 26288.
Description:
Navy and red rectangular card with white and navy text.
Statement Of Significance:
This card is reflective of the challenges faced by local government and other authorities when dealing with responses to natural disasters such as fire or flood. As climate events experienced in Australia are becoming more extreme, there is a lag in the provision of relevant information suitable for the extremes of climate change being demonstrated.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Ms Liza Dale-Hallett - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2010
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 53 mm (Height), 90 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: bushfires, emergency services, natural disasters, fire safety
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection
Primary Classification: SUSTAINABILITY
Secondary Classification: Natural Disasters
Tertiary Classification: bushfires
Inscriptions: Cover: In / The / Great / Outdoors / Be / Bushfire / Smart /
Back cover:
Publisher: Government of Victoria Department of Sustainability and Environment, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 2008

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