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18
Mar

Destructive Wind Gusts Likely as Cyclone Trevor Approaches North East Queensland

Cyclone Trevor was officially named at 5am this morning as a tropical low in the Coral Sea intensified overnight into the Category 1 system. Trevor is expected to move west-southwest today before strengthening and making landfall near Lockhart River late Tuesday as a Category 2 system. Bureau of Meteorology Weather Services Manager, Dr Richard Wardle,

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19
Dec

Plan for cyclones to avoid late rush on important items

It isn’t hard to plan for a cyclone, but leaving everything to the last minute will create unnecessary headaches for you and your family. Shops run out of batteries, the queues at petrol stations go round the block and there’s a risk some family members won’t be clear on what to do when a cyclone

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12
Dec

Be prepared the best motto for cyclone season

Don’t be one of the hundreds of people vying for the last torch at the hardware store when a cyclone heads to Darwin. Save yourself from stress and the possibility of missing out by preparing your cyclone kit before a cyclone is bearing down on the Territory. Keep in mind that power may go out,

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16
Sep

Emergency services preparing for potential flood disaster

This is the eye-opening map which shows almost an entire state flooded — and the situation will only get worse with more heavy rain on the way. Victoria is bracing for further chaos after heavy rain battered the state, with forecasters predicting another widespread drenching next week for eastern Australia. SES Victoria spokesman Stefan Delatovic

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07
Jul

Victoria and California to share bushfire and drought plans

Original article published  by The Age 7 July 2015 by Richard Willingham The lessons from Victoria’s Black Saturday bushfires are being closely studied by the Californian government as it grapples with its own crippling drought and year-round threat of wild fire. In an Australian first, Victoria and California have signed a formal partnership to share information, skills

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07
Apr

Keynote Highlight – Professor Kevin Ronan, Foundation Professor in Psychology and Chair in Clinical Psychology, School of Health, Human and Social Sciences at CQUniversity Australia

The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference continues to support the Disaster and Emergency Management community with a strong focus on natural disasters and 2015 marks the 4th year of the event. The ANZDM Conference will be held 4-5 May 2015 at Jupiters Gold Coast with the theme of EARTH; FIRE AND RAIN. Presentation Title: Child

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25
Mar

Keynote Highlight: Elizabeth McNaughton and Duncan Gibb to present jointly on Canterbury earthquake recovery

The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference continues to support the Disaster and Emergency Management community with a strong focus on natural disasters and 2015 marks the 4th year of the event. The ANZDM Conference will be held 4-5 May 2015 at Jupiters Gold Coast with the theme of EARTH; FIRE AND RAIN. Elizabeth McNaughton,

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