Session speaker announcement: Dr Danielle Every, Senior Research Fellow, CQ University, Appleton Institute on Characteristics of successful Community Fire Safe Group coordinators

We are pleased to announce session speaker Dr Danielle Every, Senior Research Fellow, CQ University, Appleton Institute who will speak at the 5th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference; Earth, Fire and Rain 30-31 May 2016. Dr…

Session speaker announcement: Mr Stephen McDonald, Director, Centre for Humanitarian Leadership, Deakin University on exploring the synergies of international crisis leadership

We are pleased to announce session speaker Mr Stephen McDonald, Director, Centre for Humanitarian Leadership, Deakin University who will speak at the 5th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference; Earth, Fire and Rain 30-31 May 2016. Mr…

Aboriginal fire management – part of the solution to destructive bushfires

As destructive bushfires become more common there is increasing political discussion how we manage them sustainably. Inevitably these debates raise questions of the past ecological effects of Aboriginal fire usage. There are two well-known narratives about Aboriginal fire use. One,…