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Webinar Twenty Two: The emotional face of firefighting – The case of the black saturday bushfires


Join us for this impact2020 webinar withDr Graham Dwyer from the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne, as hepresents a study about firefighters involved in the2009 black saturday bushfires.

As part of the ongoing research project, ten years after the tragedy, researchers interviewed firefighters who responded to the bushfires,whowere involved in the subsequent public inquiry, and who were then responsible for the implementation of the inquirys recommendations.

Graham will take attendees through the research and will reflect on the relevance of the findings in current times.

Graham’s research revolves around the areas of sensemaking, learning and

change in emergency management organisations and he currently teaches

at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the areas of social


Please note: This webinar starts at 3:30pm (AEST) and registrations will close an hour before the webinar starts.

The webinar will be recorded and emailed to attendees in a few weeks. Later in the year all impact2020 webinar recordings will be publicly available.

This impact2020 webinar is a free event presented by the Centre for Social Impact (CSI).

About impact2020

These are unprecedented times and the upheaval to our society will
require an extraordinary response from our leaders, our thinkers and our

impact2020-presented by the Centre for Social Impact- offers free daily webinars for the Australian for-purpose sector,covering a range of social
impact topic areas with our innovative researchers, educators and
thought leaders.

Sign up for more info as we progressively announce our program and presenters.