Tasmania Police remind drivers to buckle up their pets

Seatbelts are not only important for human passengers, with drivers running the risk of being slapped with a hefty fine if they don’t buckle up their pets when travelling in the car. Tasmania Police inspector…
June 11, 2018

Do you have ideas on how we respond to disasters?

Via MyPolice Rockhampton In times of disaster it can be difficult for government staff to access and assess areas that are hardest hit by a disaster, as basic infrastructure including roads, communication, electricity and water…

Dungog Floods: A Case Study Of Spontaneous Coordination and Community Led Recovery

In April 2015 the small rural community of Dungog, in the Hunter Valley region of NSW, experienced a significant flooding event which resulted in the loss of 3 lives and the inundation of over 100…

Who Are the Real First Responders?

The 2018 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference is on next week over the 21-22 May at The Star Gold Coast. Mr Jesse Mcneilly, Director at Safe Response joins us at the…

Are we prepared for the deliberate use of chemical and biological materials in Australia?

By Dr Rebecca Hoile, Torrens Resilience Institute, World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre, Flinders University Effective response for an all-hazard emergency is underpinned by proper preparedness measures. Yet are we prepared for the deliberate use of…

Navigating the Post-Disaster Environment: Reviewed National Principles for Disaster Recovery

The 2018 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference is on next week over the 21-22 May at The Star Gold Coast. Ms Mariela Diaz, Director, Emergency Management Branch & Chair with the…

Building A Future Volunteer Workforce

The 2018 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference is on next week over the 21-22 May at The Star Gold Coast. Ms Sally Baisden, Program Manager with PCYC Emergency Services Cadets joins…

Community Bushfire Connection

The 2018 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference is on next week over the 21-22 May at The Star Gold Coast. Mr Andy Gillham, Ranger in Charge Fire & Emergency Operations with…

DFO – Essendon – Lessons Learned

The 2018 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference is on this month over the 21-22 May at The Star Gold Coast. Mr Marc Klomp, Risk Manager – Crisis & Emergency Management Vicinity…

Research Through the Looking Glass: The Importance of Perspective

The 2018 Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference is on this month over the 21-22 May at The Star Gold Coast. Dr John Bates, Research Director with Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC…
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