If you love BART, then you’ll really love CooWee!

We thought you might be interested in watching our new CooWee video.
We hope you enjoy watching it as much as we enjoyed making it!

CooWee is an everyday communication platform that can instantly scale into an emergency management system.
By automating communication streams and actions performed through your organisation, CooWee brings your teams closer, maximizes productivity and increases safety.

If you love BART, then you’ll really love CooWee!

We love giving demos, so if you know of anyone who might be interested in learning how CooWee can benefit their organisation please share!

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Announcing our second winner…


Congratulations to Stephen from Moorabbin SES!

Stephen is our second winner in our BART ‘Signup & Win’ competition. By signing up our 10,500th member to BART, Stephen has won 200 SMS credits for his unit and $100 in cash.

Are you a BART administrator?
Give your team the best chance of winning by making sure that everyone has been signed up to BART.

Need a hand with adding new members?
We’ve created this guide to help you with the system basics:
www.bart.emerg.com.au/BART-SystemManagementGuide_v01.pdf

Latest BART news

The popularity and support for the BART system has been amazing, where memberships have grown to over 10,660 individual users across 960 different groups.

These groups are predominately made up of 761 CFA Brigades and 111 SES Units, however we also have groups from Ambulance Victoria, Australian Volunteer Coast Guard and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

The ability to Attend/Decline & Acknowledge incidents, has results in a wealth of metrics allowing us to see statistics based on this data. In December alone there were over 37k uses of the attendees functionality.

If you’re interested in learning about BART’s usage across Victoria, check out the graphs below:

Huge BART update for SES, CFA, Coast Guard and AmbulanceWe have a HUGE update for our BART users this time around, with a bunch of helpful features:

User-defined Tones
We’ve had a heap of requests from people wanting to change their ‘Alert’ and ‘Admin’ tones, so now we’ve added the option to choose your own from a list of different sounds.

Push Notifications
We occasionally get inquiries from people who are having issues with receiving push notifications. You can now check straight away from within the app to make sure your phone is set up correctly.

App Messaging
On request, we can set you up to send messages from within the app. If this is something you’re interested in, please send a request through to bartreg@emerg.com.au

Chat Messages
You can choose which group you would like to send chat messages to.

Directions
Enable turn-by-turn directions with a single button within the mapping interface.

Just a couple of last things…

If you’ve forgotten your password please use the ‘Forgotten Password’ facility here:
http://bart.emerg.com.au/administration/Login/Live_Feed_Login.aspx

With well over ten thousand users and 930 separate groups, your growing support for BART has been amazing. We would like to take this opportunity to say a big THANK YOU!

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10,000 Users

We’ve just reached 10,000 BART users!

To mark the event, we’re running a promotion that gives you and your crew the chance to win some great prizes.

For your chance to win, simply make sure that everyone in your brigade or unit has been signed up to BART. There are individual prizes up for grabs as well as prizes for your whole brigade or unit.

We will be announcing the person who signed up the ten thousandth member tomorrow morning and awarding them with a $100 voucher and 200 free credits for their brigade or unit.

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Happy Holidays!


Wishing you and your loved ones a safe and happy holiday season!

The Emerg offices will be closed from the 18th of December 2014
to the 5th of January 2015.

For emergencies during this time, please call our main phone line on 03 9264 8888 or email info@emerg.com.au

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Are you a BART Administrator?

Are you a BART Administrator?

Did you know that you can sign up the rest of your brigade or unit using the System Management platform?
It’s easy – just follow the link, sign in and click on the ‘users’ menu item: BART System Management Login

You can add new users and edit user information. The best part is that you are able to fast track the sign up process for your brigade or unit so they can start using BART straight away!

If you need more information, download and follow the system management guide:
BART System Management Guide

BART Registrations

Hi guys,

Due to the high interest we’re receiving in BART, we’re a little behind in the registration process.

If you have signed up for BART but haven’t been registered yet, don’t panic! We’re working through your registrations and will have you up and running as soon as possible.

Thank you for waiting patiently, and we apologise for any inconvenience.

Updated BART Station Platform

The new BART Station Platform is now live & can be accessed via the normal link on the top right of the BART Website -> http://www.bart.emerg.com.au/tab/

**Notes**
- We recommend using the Google Chrome browser.
- For ETA to work correctly, you must set your Brigade/Units Main Marker via the ‘Marker’ screen in System Management.

I’m confused what is this ‘Station Platform’?

It’s a web-based HTML5 version of BART for use in your Station/Unit and is set & forget.

New events that arrive will automatically populate the screen, instantly showing you; the attendees list, Map and incident details.

On this screen the Attendees list will automatically refresh to show you in real-time the status of your Brigade/Unit Members including their ETA, Also includes incident timer, BOM radar info and BART availability roster access.

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WA Back Online

Good News for BART users in Western Australia, our BART Server there is back online.

Due to the hard work of some tireless friends of BART in WA, we now have BART up and running again. A big thank you goes out to all those involved.

Let’s hope it’s not long till we see it spread even further!

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