Victorian Fire Risk Register: Supports and informs your plan

The Victorian Fire Risk Register (VFRR) is Victoria’s first consistent bushfire risk register. It is demonstrating value to those with risk planning mitigation and response accountabilities. The register lists all infrastructure, townships, environmental tourism and cultural assets that may be…

October 2013 NSW Bush Fires – The challenges, experiences and outcomes

Mr Anthony Clark, Group Manager, Corporate Communications, NSW Rural Fire Service will present a Case Study at the 2014 Australian and New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference: The October 2013 NSW Bush Fires – The challenges, experiences and outcomes.…

Queensland at risk of earthquake, says new Emergency Management Inspector-General Iain MacKenzie

Thomas Chamberlin, Rob Kidd   The Courier-Mail  December 06, 2013 12:00AM THE man appointed to oversee and plan for the state’s worst disasters says there is a “real risk” of earthquakes in Queensland. Newly appointed Emergency Management Inspector-General Iain MacKenzie told…

More thought for animals than children in emergency planning: report

By SBS As bushfires wreak havoc in New South Wales, a new report examines how Australia’s local, state and territory governments care for children in their emergency management plans. A report has found Australian emergency planning addresses the needs of…

Speak at the Aust and NZ Disaster Management Conference in 2014

Presenters at the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference [EARTH: FIRE AND RAIN] will have the opportunity to have their full peer review paper considered for inclusion in the Australian Journal of Emergency Management. Also the session…

Mobile communications improve disaster relief – Reviewed.com

Natural disasters are on the rise. Reported incidents have more than doubled since 1980, and in 2010 alone, the combined impact of earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and other calamities forced 42 million people to flee their homes. Thankfully, advances in mobile…

Emergency services review recommends massive overhauls

Amy Remeikis  |  State political reporter The largest “forensic review” of the states emergency services agencies has recommended a complete overhaul of the department of community safety and emergency services. Jointly releasing the $590,000 Keelty Review, headed up by the…