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 […]

“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 […]

Individual and Community Resilience

By | November 16th, 2017|Conferences and Events, Recent Work|

Dr Moreton shared her experiences and her research findings with the Emergency Management team from the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC), at their recent leadership retreat (2017).  Dr Moreton’s presentation and the subsequent discussion addressed the question of whether those organisations who respond and assist communities affected by crises (including government, and focussing on all hazards), actually strengthen […]

EMPA 2017

By | July 19th, 2017|Conferences and Events|

It was a great pleasure for Dr Margaret Moreton (Principal of Leva Consulting) to be invited to speak at the Emergency Media and Public Affairs conference in June 2017, in Sydney.  The title of Margaret’s presentation was “Are the media a force for community recovery, or an impediment?” […]

ANZDEM conferences (2017 – 2018)

By | July 19th, 2017|Conferences and Events|

Dr Margaret Moreton (Principal of Leva Consulting) presented at the 2017 and 2018 Australia and New Zealand Emergency Management conferences, in the Gold Coast (Australia).

In 2017, Margaret’s presentation was entitled “Community resilience, effective community engagement and community led recovery – myth, mystery or achievable goals?”

Throughout this presentation, Margaret […]