WAFA Conference 2016

Delegate Information


9am -  4.30, Tuesday the 30th August 2016

WAFA Hands on Training Day (HOT) Sessions

This day provides delegates registered for the HOT sessions with an opportunity to participate in 90 minute training sessions in some of QFES's disciplines including Live Fire, Vertical Rescue, Building Collapse, Road Crash Rescue, Virtual reality- command and control and Lifts and Carries.

Venue: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Training Academy

15 Howard-Smith Drive

Port of Brisbane

Dress Code: Delegates wishing to participate in hands on Training are required to bring/wear long pants, long sleeves and closed in shoes.

Bring with you a change of clothes, socks and underwear.

Provided by WAFA: All turn-out / protective Gear (PPE) will be provided

Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided

A bus will be picking up delegates at the BCEC at 8am sharp for those who have not made alternative travel arrangements. (Email Kathryn.Terrill@qfes.qld.gov.au to book a place on the bus)

NOTE: Some sessions have maximum number restrictions you will be provided an opportunity to make your preferred selections on 24 and 25 August once ticket purchasing has closed.


7pm- 11pm, Tuesday the 30th August 2016


Pre evening drinks will commence outside the function room at 7.00pm. Dinner will commence at 7.30pm with a 3 course alternate drop. WAFA awards will be presented, the guest Speaker will be Elizabeth Broderick, previous Sex Discrimination Commissioner and Creator of "Male Champions of Change" the evening will continue with dancing and live music.

Venue: Boulevard Room Level 3

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Cnr Merivale Street and Glenelg Streets, South Brisbane.

Dress Code: Semi-formal Evening wear


8.30 4.30pm, Wednesday the 31st August and Thursday the 1st September

WAFA conference

(co-located with AFAC conference)

Venue: Various Rooms (see agenda)

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Cnr Merivale Street and Glenelg Streets, South Brisbane.

Dress Code: Smart Casual / Business Attire


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