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Conversation Cards

By | March 6th, 2019|Resources|

I am developing a number of sets of cards designed to start conversations                                between individuals and groups, raising awareness, enabling research, inspiring discussion and increasing knowledge and understanding.

These cards use  questions and images to trigger […]

NSW Office of Small Business Commissioner (2019)

By | February 1st, 2019|Recent Work, Signature Projects|

Dr Moreton has been involved in two projects for the NSW Office of the Small Business Commissioner (OSBC) during 2018-2019, both supporting the small business sector across NSW.  These projects are elements of the ‘Get Ready NSW’ approach to emergencies. The first project included conducting research about the tools available across Australia and internationally, specifically designed to support small business […]

National Resilience Taskforce (2018)

By | February 1st, 2019|Recent Work, Signature Projects|

Dr Moreton was engaged during late 2018 to fulfil an editing role with the National Resilience Taskforce (the Taskforce) in Canberra.  The Taskforce was established in late 2017 and has been working with emergency and resilience experts from jurisdictions and sectors across Australia.   The Taskforce is developing key strategic documents and discussion papers designed to enhance our […]

National Disaster Resilience Program Evaluation (2018-19)

By | February 1st, 2019|Committees and Appointments, Recent Work|

Dr Moreton has accepted an invitation to join an Advisory Panel supporting the evaluation of the NDRP (NSW) 2013 – 2015.  Dr Moreton is one of a small number of emergency management subject matter experts providing support, advice and guidance to this evaluation.  Projects from across NSW that were funded through this program are being evaluated […]

Human Dimensions of Wild-land Fire – North Carolina, U.S. (2018)

By | February 1st, 2019|Conferences and Events, Recent Work|

Dr Moreton travelled to North Carolina (U.S.) to speak at the Human Dimensions of Wild-land Fire Conference in December 2018. Dr Moreton’s session was titled “Community Engagement in (Crisis) Preparation and Recovery – an Australian Perspective” and outlined the framework that is in place in Australia: from the National Strategy for Disaster Resilience (2011) and […]

Australia’s Vulnerability Partnership (AVP)

By | September 24th, 2018|Committees and Appointments, Recent Work|

Dr Moreton is delighted to have been invited to join the AVP team to develop the next phase of national strategy in relation to disaster resilience.  The National Resilience Taskforce (located within the Department of Home Affairs) is working on key strategies that will advance the national discussion about resilience and risk.  It is a pleasure to […]

Reflecting on the work underway….

By | September 24th, 2018|Leva Consulting|

It is so satisfying to be working with such great organisations and such genuine and inspiring people.  We are all committed to enhancing the resilience of communities across Australia.  We are aware of the increasing risks facing us as emergency events become more and more likely and intense.  Each summer brings concerns and higher risk of […]

“The review of the National Principles for Disaster Recovery” AEJM July 2018

By | September 24th, 2018|Publications, Recent Work|

It was Dr Moreton’s pleasure to collaborate on this article that has now been published in the July edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management (AJEM).   Louise Mitchell (DHHS) primarily wrote this article, supported by Dr Moreton and Mark Stratton (State Recovery Office, SA).  The article describes the process and outcomes of the […]

“Get Ready NSW” pilot community project

By | September 24th, 2018|Recent Work, Signature Projects|

Dr Moreton is currently working with the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) to support three communities across NSW: to develop their preparedness and resilience in the face of increasingly likely emergency events.  The FRRR and The Princes’ Charities Australia have provided funding through “Disaster Resilient: Future Ready” a program to help communities to […]