Posts by: Disaster

Queensland Builds Resilience to Extreme Weather Events with Largest-Ever Flood Study

The Queensland Government has released what it calls the “most detailed and comprehensive flood study ever undertaken in Australia” in an effort to help the state prepare for future extreme weather events. The Brisbane River…

Violence against nurses is on the rise, but protections remain weak.

Two recent violent episodes against nurses in emergency departments have again highlighted the issue of inadequate protections for nursing staff. In both cases the nurses, from Wyong Hospital on the central coast of NSW and…

A collaborative approach to enhancing resilience in high risk and isolated communities

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held next week over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast (previously Jupiter’s), Queensland. Mrs Julia Cook, Disaster Management Support Officer with…

Rapid Earthquake Risk Ranking Criteria

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held next week over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast. Prof George Mariano Soriano, Senior Engineer at the Department of Public…

Analysing interoperability between responder agencies at traffic incidents

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held next week over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast. Ms Vanessa Cattermole-Terzic, Principal Behavioural Scientist at the Department of Transport…

New Zealand Red Cross Canterbury Earthquake Appeal

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held next week over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast. Ms Sonia Fitchett, Evaluation and Reporting Officer with the New Zealand…

Impact Assessments – A Whole of Government Approach

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held this month over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast (previously Jupiter’s), Queensland. Ms Nadine Hulme, A/Director Response and Recovery at…

Enhancing Resilience in MÄori Communities

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held this month over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast (previously Jupiter’s), Queensland. Ms Meagan Edhouse, Emergency Management Advisor,…

Understanding How and Why Different People Volunteer

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held this month over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast (previously Jupiter’s), Queensland. Ms Jasmin Craufurd-Hill, Area Manager with St John…

The key to resilience is awareness, but how do we become aware?

The 6th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held this month over 22 – 23 May at The Star Gold Coast (previously Jupiter’s), Queensland. Mrs Lisa Cameron de Vries, Technical Director at…
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