February 2019

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 […]

September 2018

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 […]

Emergency Management Workforce – the challenge of recruitment, support and retention,

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

Dr Moreton is currently working with three Councils on the north east fringe of Melbourne: Yarra Ranges, Maroondah and Knox City Councils.  Together they are addressing the challenging issues of how to attract, develop, retain and activate an emergency management workforce.  Emergency management staff from these Councils are developing an Emergency Management Workforce Strategy and a […]

“An Indigenous Experience of Disaster Resilience” – A conversation with Phil Rist at the inaugural AIDR Conference 2018

By | September 24th, 2018|Conferences and Events, Recent Work|

AIDR 2018 – Our session flyer

The Australian Institute of Disaster Resilience (AIDR) held its inaugural conference in September 2018 in Perth, as part of the annual AFAC International Conference.  This conference gave Dr Moreton the opportunity to have a conversation on stage with Phil Rist – an Indigenous elder from Cardwell (Queensland).  Dr Moreton […]

National Centre for Emergency Management Studies (TAFE Riverina)

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

Dr Moreton has been delighted to work with Anne Leadbeater on a number of projects designed to build capacity across the Emergency Management sector.  It has been a pleasure to work alongside Anne to co-deliver Community Engagement for Emergencies (as part of the Advanced Diploma in Public Safety, Emergency Management), from July to September 2018.  The students […]

Community Recovery Planning – Corangamite Shire (Vic)

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

After the St Patrick’s Day fires that affected South West Victoria in early 2018, Dr Moreton volunteered her time to assist with community engagement planning with DHHS.  She also worked with the Corangamite Shire Council and various community members, to review and finalise their Community Recovery Plan.  This important plan identifies projects and activities that are designed […]