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Reflections for International Women’s Day 2021

By |2021-03-06T21:31:14+00:00March 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|

As we approach International Women’s Day in 2021, gender issues across Australia are in the limelight and it isn’t pretty. Allegations of sexual misconduct and rape – with alleged perpetrators on both major ‘sides’ of politics. Women are still under represented in leadership positions in most sectors and the pay gap […]

‘Big Weather and How to Survive it’ – ABC series (2020)

By |2020-11-11T03:40:08+00:00November 11th, 2020|Blog, Resources|

The ABC has produced a fantastic introductory resource for anyone who wants to learn about big or extreme weather and how to survive it.  This three part series has been well put together and I’m delighted to see familiar faces being included and interviewed.  This has me wondering … What would it take to generate a sense of […]

Western Queensland Floods – another community story

By |2020-11-06T01:16:09+00:00October 1st, 2020|Blog|

People like Susan are why I do what I do.  I’m am delighted to be linked in with these resilient Australians.  The floods of February 2019 were apalling, and devastated vast regions of Western Queensland – with the region looking very much like an inland sea.

6 months after the floods the Western Queensland Primary Health Network […]

Trauma and children (2019)

By |2019-05-21T03:25:40+00:00May 21st, 2019|Resources|

Nicola Palfrey and her team at Emerging Minds have developed an outstanding resource for parents, teachers and others who want to understand how trauma (including the experience of natural disaster) affects children.  It is well worth looking at their website for more information.

Further work with NSW communities – enhancing disaster preparedness and resilience

By |2019-05-21T03:26:14+00:00April 29th, 2019|Recent Work, Signature Projects|

Dr Moreton will again work with the Foundation of Rural and Regional Renewal in 2019.  We are continuing to support communities across NSW who have been participating in the FRRR pilot program to co-design an approach to developing disaster preparedness and resilience. Together with our partners, including the University of Sydney and the NSW Office […]

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