Resilience Training

Psychological Survival Skills for Before, During, and After Crisis CIMA Australasian Tour, September 2014 Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D., LTC (U.S. Army Reserves, Ret.) My Story I’ve come to define resilience as those strengths of mind…

Ballarat doctor gets NZ quake bravery award

Steve Lillebuen and Nicole Mathewson June 22, 2014 High honours: Dr Lydia Johns-Putra. Photo: Adam Trafford Dr Lydia Johns-Putra looked at the trapped and bleeding man. The earthquake had brought down a building on top…

Multi-million dollar emergency services training centre with exploding buildings

Annika Smethurst Herald Sun June 28, 2014 7:00PM EXPLODING houses, collapsed buildings and a replica ship that burst into flames are all part of a new multi-million dollar training facility for the state’s emergency workers,…

Success for Vic Fire Risk Register

Elizabeth (Liz) Calder and Michaela Boucher from the Risk Intelligence team attended the 2014 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference in May on the Gold Coast. This international event captures the attention…

World first disaster management plan for the Pacific

Updated 5 June 2014, 8:48 AEST Natural disasters and the effects of climate change have been the subject of a major regional conference in Fiji this week.  LISTEN TO THE AUDIO http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/radio/program/pacific-beat/world-first-disaster-management-plan-for-the-pacific/1322096 World first disaster…
June 9, 2014

Pacific disaster plan may influence global blueprint – SPC

Updated 2 June 2014, 10:54 AEST “This is the first time the Pacific has developed a singular voice that can influence the global framework for disaster risk reduction. The words of Mosese Sikivou, the Deputy…

Toll Remote Logistics

Given the increasing occurrence of natural disasters in the Asia/Pacific, a proactive approach in disaster preparedness and response will provide Governments and the community reassurance knowing that immediate life support services can be supplied in…

Noggin IT Eight Technology Tips to Make Your Organisation Resilient

Noggin IT  Eight Technology Tips to Make Your Organisation Resilient The role of technology is critical in attaining organisational resilience and goes far beyond business continuity and the need to keep you systems up and…

2014 Conference Photos – Gold Coast

The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference was held at the QT Gold Coast, 5th – 7th May 2014. This international event ran across three days bringing together key stakeholders involved in…

Victoria appoints emergency management commissioner

By weeklytimesnow.com.au VICTORIA’S fire chief has been appointed the state’s first emergency management commissioner. Fire services commissioner Craig Lapsley, who has served in the role since 2010, will take on the position from July 1….
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