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Media alert – AFAC Fire Outlook: Emergency Leaders for Climate Action available to provide comment

Emergency Leaders for Climate Action < 1 mins read

Tomorrow (Wednesday 23 August), AFAC will release the seasonal bushfire outlook for spring 2023, at 11am AEST.


The following Emergency Leaders for Climate Action are available to provide comment on the outlook:


 - Greg Mullins, Former Commissioner of Fire & Rescue NSW

 - Major General Peter Dunn, Former Commissioner, ACT Emergency Services Authority (available after 2pm)

 - Lee Johnson, Former Commissioner, QLD Fire & Emergency Services

 - Malcom Cronstedt, Former Deputy Commissioner of WA Department of Fire and Emergency Services

- Stephen Sutton, Former Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT


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About ELCA

Emergency Leaders for Climate Action is a coalition of 37 former fire and emergency service chiefs from every fire service in Australia, a number of State Emergency Services, national parks and forestry agencies, and former Directors General of Emergency Management Australia. ELCA members are deeply concerned about worsening extreme weather directly resulting from climate change, and the risks to our safety and security.

Contact details:

For interviews, please contact Lydia Hollister-Jones on 0448 043 015 or

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