Australian Firefighters Under the Pump Mentally from Californian Bushfires

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With Australian firefighters reeling from the 2020 Australian bush fires, they are now being asked to give a helping hand to their Californian counterparts. Many are wondering if offering their assistance to the Californian’s is best for their mental health, with many Australian firefighters still trying to grapple with loss in their homeland.


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Tuesday, August 25 2020
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Featured in storyErin Smith: Associate Professor in Disaster and Emergency Response, Edith Cowan UniversityDr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick: Professor at Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW ScienceStewart Ellis: CEO of AFAC (Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council)

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