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A hot and dry fire season has arrived

  Things are warming up here in Victoria and the rest of Australia as we prepare for the coming summer fire season. A recent announcement has been made by Ms Garrett alongside the Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley, warning Victorians of a particularly long, hot and dry fire season this year: Read the Official Announcement

By |2016-11-16T23:47:57+00:00October 8th, 2015|

BART Moves South

Western Australian and Victorian volunteer fire fighter and emergency personnel have been benefiting from BART over the past two years. The numbers have grown from 210 in 2013 to over 13,300 today. All volunteer fire fighter and emergency personnel deserve the best. Now, the Mundoo CFS Group in South Australia comprising of Mount Compass, Middleton,

By |2016-11-16T23:47:57+00:00October 5th, 2015|

Fire Services Review Victoria

The Victorian Government has recently called for submissions to conduct a review for fire services across the state. As we believe that BART is able to play a significant role in creating resilient communities through the sharing of information and better communication, we have participated in the review by making a submission. A short extract

By |2016-11-16T23:47:57+00:00September 23rd, 2015|

BART has a new class of membership

Members can now be set up with ‘observer’ accounts, where they can see the communication within their group but can’t interact. This membership type is perfect for: - Trainees and new members - Regional Support or Liaison members - Older less active members - Non-active members - Anyone who could benefit from ‘view only’ BART

By |2016-11-16T23:47:57+00:00September 2nd, 2015|

BART – Community Stories

Over the next few weeks, we will be profiling a number of people who work within the Australian Emergency Services sector. You will be given the inside scoop of how other members in the BART community are using the system to improve outcomes in their own specific fields. If you love BART and would like

By |2016-11-16T23:47:57+00:00July 20th, 2015|

BART’s in the media!

Check out this article published in the ‘Warracknabeal Herald’ about the launch of our latest BART update.

By |2016-11-16T23:47:57+00:00July 6th, 2015|

BART provides more community resilience for first responder volunteers

We’ve just launched our latest BART update for Apple and Android with our friends in the Warracknabeal region. The new features and enhancements have taken the BART system far beyond its origins as a complementary, value add or backup message provider to the pager network. Our highlight feature is the ability to create and manage

By |2016-11-16T23:47:57+00:00June 26th, 2015|

BART gets a new website!

The BART website has had a major overhaul, offering better resources to those who are using the system as well as those who want to encourage others to jump on board. We’ve included a lot more information about the system, to ensure that everyone’s getting the most out of BART. As the BART forum has

By |2016-11-16T23:47:57+00:00June 17th, 2015|

We want to see BART in action!

Do you have photos or videos of your Brigade or Unit using BART? We’re looking for all types of media that shows you using the BART app, System Management and particularly those who have the Station Platform up on the wall; we’d like to see it all! We want to use this material to help

By |2016-11-16T23:47:57+00:00May 26th, 2015|