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18
Jun

How does altitude affect the body and why does it affect people differently?

Every year, thousands of people travel to high-altitude environments for tourism, adventure-seeking, or to train and compete in various sports. Unfortunately, these trips can be marred by the effects of acute altitude sickness, and the symptoms vary from person to person. To understand why people are affected differently, we have to look at how the

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21
Jan

Insurance losses from summer catastrophes in Australia pass half a billion dollars

Updated figures from the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) show the combined cost of the four catastrophes it has declared since November has passed $515 million. Over the past seven weeks, the ICA has declared catastrophes for South Australia’s Pinery bushfires (November 26), the Sydney tornado (December 17), the Great Ocean Road bushfires in Victoria

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14
Dec

Present at the Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

Around the world communities are continually faced with catastrophic natural disasters including floods, bushfires, cyclones, earthquake, tsunamis and severe weather events. The results can be devastating with significant consequences to infrastructure, communities, businesses and the mental wellbeing of individuals. What can we learn from the past and how do we become better prepared for future

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23
Oct

Abstract Submission Open for 2016

The 5th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference will be held at Jupiter’s Gold Coast, QLD on the 30-31 May 2016. Authors or organisations interested in presenting at the Conference are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 300 words outlining the aims, contents and conclusions of their paper or presentation.

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07
May

Winners announced for the ANZDMC Exhibitor Passport Prizes

We would like to thank all who attended and supported the 4th Annual Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference from the sponsors, speakers, exhibitors and delegates – it was a pleasure welcoming you the the Gold Coast and sharing knowledge, innovation and networking. We look forward to seeing you next year and details of

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28
Jan

Resident turns heat on fire app after Black Hill blaze

Residents in bushfire-prone areas are being reminded never to rely on one channel for emergency information following complaints about details provided by the FireReady smartphone app during this month’s Black Hill blaze. Noel Harvey, who was helping a friend near Baynton as a fire raged on January 7, said many people in Kyneton were confused

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15
Jan

How do we prevent, prepare, respond and recover from disasters and emergencies in 2015?

How do we prevent, prepare, respond and recover from disasters and emergencies in 2015? The Program Committee would like to offer you the opportunity to showcase your new research, project or case study at the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference, being held on the Gold Coast from the 3 – 5

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07
Nov

Meet the #ANZDMC Speakers: Deputy Commissioner Brett Pointing APM

Deputy Commissioner Brett Pointing APM is a Keynote Speaker at the 2015 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference at Jupiters Gold Coast on the 4 – 5 May 2015. 2015 will be the 4th Annual Conference, continuing our support for the Disaster and Emergency Management community with a strong focus on natural disasters. The conference theme

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10
Oct

Call for Abstracts: 2015 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

You are invited to submit an abstract for consideration in the 2015 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference program. The Call for Abstracts is now open and submissions are being accepted via the conference website. The Conference will feature multi-agency presentations covering all phases of emergency and disaster management – prevention, preparedness, response

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