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29 - 30 August 2018
WOLLONGONG, NSW, AUSTRALIA

AERIAL FIREFIGHTING ASIA PACIFIC 2018

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Major General Bill Crews

Major General Bill Crews

Former Director
Australia

Bill Crews grew up in Sydney. He served in the Australian Army for more than 37 years, retiring in 1999 from the position of Director, Defence Intelligence Organisation.

Bill’s Army service included one year in Vietnam, a year in the UK, and two periods in the United States, the latter as an International Fellow at the US Army War College. He holds degrees in Civil Engineering and in Economics, a diploma in Corporate Directorship, and was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1996 for his military service.

Following his retirement from the Army, Bill worked briefly in private enterprise, and then served for three years as the Deputy Chief Executive of Engineers Australia. In 2004, he was elected as an Honorary Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, Australia 

In September 2003, Bill was elected National President of The Returned and Services League of Australia, and served in this voluntary role for six years. In recent years he has also been a member of the Council of the Australian War Memorial, and he continues to work for a number of organisations in a voluntary capacity, including Legacy, as Chair of the Australian War Memorial ANZAC Foundation, and Chair of the Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust.
 

Exhibitors

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Attendees

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Testimonials

  • Thanks for your support and the rest of Tangent Link at the event. As a sponsor we felt valued and believed we made a valuable contribution to the conference delegates. The demonstration was a great way to show exhibitor’s products as well as giving a more comprehensive understanding of new concepts and systems. Well done team.
    BIOCENTRAL LABORATORIES
  • The networking opportunities were fantastic, well worth delegates and trade exhibitors. Static and Dynamic demonstrations were well organised and a highlight of the conference.
    QUEENSLAND FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES
  • The conference went absolutely very well for us, it was interesting and useful. We enjoyed every moment, both of professional networking and the excellent atmosphere of communication between colleagues, the people who speak in the same ‘firefighting’ language. Your team is incredible.”
    BERIEV AIRCRAFT COMPANY
  • Once again the Tangent Link Team put on a premier event, offering fantastic information presentation and unparalleled networking opportunities for aerial firefighting.
    CALFIRE
  • One of the best industry specific events I have attended with key decision making persons in attendance.
    DYNAMIC AVIATION GROUP

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