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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…

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…
February 27, 2018

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…
January 28, 2016

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. …
January 22, 2016

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…
January 21, 2016

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…
April 29, 2015

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…
April 2, 2015

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…
April 2, 2015

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…
April 1, 2015

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…
March 17, 2015