Posts Tagged: emergency management

Current Trends in Emergency Management Education

Recently at the Australian & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference  held at the Mercure Hotel, Brisbane from the 28th to the 30th of May 2013, Dr Valerie Ingham (Lecturer in Emergency Management, Charles Sturt…

Conference Photos 2013

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Expert calls for rapid social media response from emergency services

Press Release from: Esri Australia – Expert calls for rapid social media response from emergency services Cutting-edge mapping technology that lets overseas emergency organisations use social media to build natural disaster intelligence should be adopted in…

Flood levy and power rebate scrapped

  Marissa Calligeros  |  brisbanetimes.com.au reporter Queensland households will be spared a flood levy, but will not receive power bill rebates with next month’s state budget. The state government was considering introducing a new tax…

Agencies practise terror response

By Hannah Knight  |  May 24, 2013, 1 a.m. A MOCK terrorism attack in Kangaroo Flat put emergency response agencies to the test yesterday. Representatives from Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria, State Emergency Service and Country…

Underground Emergency Response Co-ordinator

Industry Q&A 16 May, 2013 Cole Latimer As part of our new Q&A series we (Australian Mining) interview you, and find out what your job is day to day. In this edition we speak to…

Emergency Managers Prepare for a Changing Disaster Paradigm

Emergency management experts and sustainability planners say it’s important to begin planning for a changing paradigm, that plans based on historical data are out of date. So should there be a one-size-fits-all or all-hazards approach…

Joint Commission Reviews Disaster Planning After Oklahoma

Megan Brooks  |  May 22, 2013 In the wake of the massive tornado that decimated Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, the Joint Commission today reiterated emergency management standards and the actions required of all Joint Commission–accredited healthcare…

Emergency Response Time At Risk

Tara Miko     |    27th Apr 2013 6:00 AM EMERGENCY response times are at risk due to the extensive Range works. Despite Queensland Fire and Rescue contingency plans, the already overrun crews are facing anxious waits…