To date a reported 28 people have tragically lost their lives, 25 million acres of land has been destroyed, more than 1 billion animals estimated to be killed and over 2,000 homes decimated with an emergency response from more than 3,700 firefighters and 3,000 Australian Defence Force reservists.
This is a call to action for all problem-solvers and innovators from startup, small business or enterprise level organisations that want to be part of our country’s natural disaster solution.
Do you have a tech solution that could address Australia’s fire crisis, now or into the future? This includes areas below:
Fire prevention, detection and elimination
Mobility and access
Disaster preparedness and community recovery
With unprecedented investment from government and industry being allocated to this issue now is the time to show what impact you can make.