Kylie Evans Interview - Audio Transcript

Within my experience coming into the fire brigade as a female I believe that there is the challenge to have to prove yourself, whether it’s with a new crew, at a new station, in a new rank or just holding new qualifications. Unfortunately it’s part of the nature of the environment that it’s like a guilty until proven innocent kind of scenario. So, you’re not good enough until you show you are. You’re not skilled enough until you prove you can. As much as time is changing those perceptions, it’s still something that we’re trying to pave our way through.