Speak at the Aust and NZ Disaster Management Conference in 2014

Speak at the The Australian & New Zealand Disaster Management Conference being held at the QT Gold Coast, on the 5th – 7th May 2014. Conference co-chair, Associate Professor Brett Aimers, Chief Nurse with St John Ambulance Australia, says “whilst…

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…

Abstracts Open for 2014 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

2014 Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference being held QT Hotel, Gold Coast 5th-7th May. Abstracts are open! Authors or organisations interested in submitting a paper or presenting a workshop are invited to submit an abstract outlining the aims,…

Emergency Response Intelligence Capability: Improving Situational Awareness in the Aust Govt Dept of Human Services

The Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference would like to thank Mr John Dickinson, Director Emergency Management, Australian Government Department of Human Services who presented on the Emergency Response Intelligence Capability (ERIC) project at our recent event 28-30…

Effective use of Mobile Apps & Online Space during Disasters

It seems the popularity of smartphones and mobile applications are driving demand for mobile disaster information.  Kim Amos (Chief Executive Officer, Bold Communications) and Mr Rick Hoys (Chief Executive Officer, iApps) recently spoke on this at the recent Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference…

Experience in Local Community Engagement for Prepardness Planning in Auckland

Community expectations with regard to Civil Defence and Emergency Management (CDEM) have evolved over recent years in New Zealand.  The experience in Auckland and Northland is built on the principles that: Individuals in the community are the first responders. Community organisations…