Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR)

By | October 6th, 2019|

The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) develops, maintains and shares knowledge and learning to support a disaster resilience Australia. They are an excellent source of handbooks and other guidance to support those working in emergency management and community resilience. AIDR’s resources are built on strong evidence and research. Link to resource […]

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Emergency Management Australia

By | October 3rd, 2019|

Emergency Management Australia (EMA) is a division of the federal government Department of Home Affairs. EMA leads the Australian government’s disaster and emergency management response.   EMA will coordinate emergency response efforts if any emergency exceeds the ability of individual jurisdictions to respond effectively.  EMA works with all state and territory governments to ensure effective planning […]

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The National Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2019)

By | September 27th, 2019|

The National Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction is the result of a collaboration led by the National Resilience Taskforce. The Framework was developed involving over 100 representatives from all levels of government, business and the community sector. The framework highlights that we are vulnerable because of our dependence of systems such as our mobile phone […]

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The National Resilience Taskforce (2018-19)

By | September 26th, 2019|

The Australian government established the National Resilience Taskforce in 2018 to continue the conversation that began with the National Strategy for Disaster Resilience (2011).  The key message from the Taskforce is that risk and vulnerability are increasing, complex, and have cascading effects, both over time and across sectors of our lives.  The Taskforce have produced […]

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The National Strategy for Disaster Resilience (2011)

By | September 25th, 2019|

The National Strategy for Disaster Resilience is a high level strategic document that was developed by the federal government and agreed by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2011. This document reflects the agreed national position on the responsibility of all levels of government, business, the non-government sector and individuals.  The document emphasises the […]

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