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02
Jul

Disaster plan ‘empowers’ vulnerable towns

From highly-equipped communities to new disaster dashboards, councils are focusing on preparedness and information in their approaches to emergency management. After a tornado ripped through Burrum Heads in 2013 leaving it isolated and without power for three days, the coastal Queensland community of some 2,000 residents knew it needed to better prepare for major emergencies.

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27
Feb

Night vision goggles the new firefighting tool for aerial crews

Fighting fires from the air at night will be a “game changer” according to Emergency Management commissioner Craig Lapsley. Rather than grounding the fleet of helicopters and aircraft that water-bomb fires during daylight hours, an Australian-first trial is proving that firebombers can continue operations at night with the right technology and safety considerations. “We know

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28
Jan

The role of media in disaster management

In the wake of sufferings caused by natural and man-made disasters in the last couple of decades, a new realisation is taking place in the contemporary world. There prevails a general comprehension to minimise the losses both to life and property to a maximum possible level through effective communication, utilising technology-based systems. See the full

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22
Jan

Setting the standard for disaster management – the podcast

Queensland is committed to disaster management excellence, and the safety of all Queenslanders. The Office of the Inspector-General Emergency Management has been charged with establishing the means to provide confidence in the disaster management system.  Last year we hypothesized on how we might achieve this, this year we can discuss what has been produced, implemented

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21
Jan

Joanna Batstone, PhD, Vice President and Lab Director, IBM Research to present at this year’s conference

Joanna Batstone, Ph.D., is the Vice President and Lab Director, IBM Research – Australia and Chief Technology Officer, IBM Australia and New Zealand. Previously she was Vice President, Architecture & Technical Solution Design, IBM Global Technology Services, Ireland, and Director for Distributed Computing in IBM Research – Watson, with worldwide strategy responsibility for Distributed Computing.

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29
Apr

Toll Remote Logistics confirmed sponsorship of the ANZ Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference is pleased to announce Toll Remote Logistics has become a sponsor of the event, being held at Jupiters Gold Coast 3-5 May 2015.   Toll Remote Logistics provides logistic support throughout the world, with a strong reputation of supporting Local, State and Federal Governments. Our

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02
Apr

Exhibition floor close to sell out at ANZDMC

The 2015 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference Exhibition is almost full with only 1 booth left. Don’t miss your opportunity to become involved in this important event and be seen as an industry leader. Other opportunities are still available include advertising in the handbook, satchel inserts and delegate marketing. Get in quick as

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02
Apr

Keynote Highlight – Tony Pearce, Inspector-General for Emergency Management

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:

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01
Apr

Aspen Medical sponsoring the ANZ Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference is pleased to announce Aspen Medical has become a sponsor of the event, being held at Jupiters Gold Coast 3-5 May 2015. Founded in 2003, Aspen Medical is an Australian-owned, multi award-winning, global provider of guaranteed and innovative healthcare solutions across a diverse range of clients

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17
Mar

Keynote Highlight – Sam Chard, Assistant Secretary of the Emergency Management Policy Branch, Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department

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:

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