Crisis response

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Report

Governance through a crisis: lessons from COVID-19

Reflecting on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on board practices and processes, the insights in this report have been drawn from interviews and roundtables with directors and company secretaries, as well as a survey of Australian Institute of Company Directors members.
Guide

Building integrity during times of crisis or emergency

These resources aim to help state and local government sectors review and strengthen integrity responses and improve capacity to prevent corrupt conduct during times of emergency and crisis.
Article

Morrison, compassion and coronavirus: when crisis refines leadership

News that the Morrison government paid A$190,000 last year for advice on how to empathise with the Australian people was met with ridicule.
Report

Taiwan flashpoint: what Australia can do to stop the coming Taiwan crisis

This paper argues that rather than continue the debate about Australia’s position on its ANZUS obligations should the United States invoke the treaty in a Taiwan conflict, Australia should work with other regional powers to advocate for more robust risk avoidance and crisis management mechanisms.
Journal article

Social media and disaster communication: a case study of Cyclone Winston

This article presents an analysis of how social media was used during Tropical Cyclone Winston, the strongest recorded tropical storm that left a wake of destruction and devastation in Fiji during February 2016. Social media is increasingly being used in crises and disasters as an...