Profile

ELDON BOTTCHER



EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate Diploma in Design in Bushfire Prone Areas
    University of Western Sydney
  • Diploma in Architecture
    Queensland Institute of Technology
  • Certificate of Rural Fire Management
    University of Southern Queensland
  • Registered Architect
    Queensland
  • A+ Architect
    Australian Institute of Architects
  • FPAA Certified Practitioner (BPAD-3-16935)
    Bushfire Planning and Design (BPAD-3), Alternate Solutions & DTS

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Fellow
    Australian Institute of Architects
  • Member
    Australian Institute of Emergency Services
  • Member
    Australian Institute of Engineers Society of Fire Safety
  • Corporate Member
    Fire Protection Association of Australia
  • Member
    Urban Development Institute of Australia
  • Associate Member
    Institution of Fire Engineers

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Director
    Eldon Bottcher Architect Pty Ltd since 1978
  • Bushfire Assessment and Planning Consultant since 1998
  • Group Officer
    Albert Rural Fire Brigades Group
    Queensland Fire and Rescue Service
  • Group Officer
    Gold Coast Rural Fire Brigades Group
    Queensland Fire and Rescue Service
  • Group Officer
    South East Regional Support Group
    Queensland Fire and Rescue Service
  • Planning Officer
    Gold Coast Rural Fire Brigades Group
    Queensland Fire and Rescue Service
  • Member Practice Committee AIA Qld Chapter

OTHER BUSHFIRE RELATED COURSES AND TRAINING

  • I.C.S./AIIMS (40 hr. course) in Incident Command Systems
  • Certificate 4 (Workplace Training and Assessment)
  • QFRS Level 1
  • QFRS Level 2 (Officer)
  • QFRS Fire Management 1
  • QFRS Crew Leader

BUSHFIRE RELATED AWARDS

  • National Planning Award
    State Planning Award
    Planning Institute of Australia
    Gold Coast Bushfire Management Strategy
    (Co-Initiator and Member of Preparation Committee)
  • Australian Government
    National Medal
    Long and Distinguished Service to Fire fighting
  • Queensland Fire and Recue Service
    Diligent and Ethical Service Medal + Clasp
    Service to Fire fighting
  • Queensland Government
    Australia Day Medallion
    Services to Rural Fire Fighting
  • Queensland Government
    Year of the Volunteer Medallion
    Services to Fire fighting
  • UDIA
    Best Consultancy Team Award in 2007.

SERVICES OFFERED