How Ready Were We, as a Nation, for COVID-19?

Executive Director of the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre and Crisis Expert will discuss COVID-19 PROFESSOR LEN NOTARAS AM Image Credit: NCCTRC The Disaster & Emergency Conference Program Committee is happy to announce that it has secured a…

Community Resilience and Community Led Recovery: One is Reality, the Other an Achievable Goal

Australian emergency management strategies, frameworks and plans consistently reflect the desire to create and support resilient communities, capable of responding and adapting to any disaster that affects them.   This aspiration is reflected at the national level (the National Strategy…

Session speaker announcement: Dr Danielle Every, Senior Research Fellow, CQ University, Appleton Institute on Characteristics of successful Community Fire Safe Group coordinators

We are pleased to announce session speaker Dr Danielle Every, Senior Research Fellow, CQ University, Appleton Institute who will speak at the 5th Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference; Earth, Fire and Rain 30-31 May 2016. Dr…

What is disaster resilience education?

Community disaster education is an integral component of emergency management in Australia and around the world. Its main goal is to promote public safety and, to a lesser extent, reduce damages. However, many governments around the world, including Australia, aim…