Further work with NSW communities – enhancing disaster preparedness and resilience

By | April 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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]