ACEFA Conference 2021

The Australian Community Engagement and Fire Awareness (ACEFA) Conference is an event hosted by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The event is designed to bring together Community Engagement practitioners from emergency services, government and private sectors with the aim of sharing knowledge, experiences and best practice in engaging with our communities to improve community safety and to build community resilience.

ACEFA Conference 2021

The 20th Australian Community Engagement and Fire Awareness Conference will be held from Friday 23 – Sunday 25 July 2021 at the Newcastle Exhibition and Conference Centre (NEX).

The theme for the Conference is ‘Beyond Black Summer’ and will deliver an exciting and innovative program of speakers from across Australia, presenting information on the latest research and best practice in engaging communities on their preparation, response and recovery to natural disasters.

The ACEFA Conference is proudly sponsored by the NSW Rural Fire Service Association (NSW RFSA).

Call of Abstracts is now open

We are inviting all career staff, volunteers, researchers, academics, industry and community to submit your abstracts and share your examples of successful and innovative engagement that has resulted in communities who are able to prepare, respond and recover from natural disasters.

Find out more information and complete your submission for ACEFA 2021 today here

The deadline to submit the abstracts is Thursday 13th May 2021 at 5pm.

For more information or enquiries please email: acefa@rfs.nsw.gov.au

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