Conferences

WAFA 2023 Co-located with AFAC - Brisbane

AFAC23 Con­fer­ence & Exhi­bi­tion pow­ered by INTER­SCHUTZ is Australasia’s largest and most com­pre­hen­sive emer­gency man­age­ment con­fer­ence and exhi­bi­tion. Brought to you by AFAC, Deutsche Messe, the Insti­tu­tion of Fire Engi­neers (Aus­tralia) and Women and Fire­fight­ing Aus­trala­sia (WAFA). The 2019 con­fer­ence and exhi­bi­tion attract­ed record atten­dance of over 4,000 emer­gency man­age­ment personnel. 

On rota­tion around Australia’s major cities, our host agen­cies for 2022 were the: Depart­ment for Envi­ron­ment and Water, South Aus­tralian Fire and Emer­gency Ser­vices Com­mis­sion, Forestry SA, South Aus­tralian Coun­try Fire Ser­vice, Met­ro­pol­i­tan Fire Ser­vice SA, South Aus­tralian State Emer­gency Service. 

AFAC pow­ered by INTER­SCHUTZ was recog­nised as the Exhi­bi­tion and Event Asso­ci­a­tion of Aus­trali­a’s Best Asso­ci­a­tion Event at the 2019 EEAA Awards for Excellence. 

AFAC is com­mit­ted to fos­ter­ing an inclu­sive cul­ture; valu­ing diver­si­ty and ensur­ing a safe and respect­ful work­place. AFAC encour­ages you all to com­mit to this and to call out any lan­guage or behav­iour that under­mines our approach.