Emergency management

Report

24 Jan 2019
22

The focus of performance reporting in this chapter is on emergency services for fire events. Descriptive information is included on emergency services for other events, with performance reporting to be developed for future Reports.

Guide

19 Jan 2019
14

These guidelines are intended to raise awareness of the risks of hot weather to health, and to encourage and support the development of Heat Health Plans.

Annual Report

15 Nov 2018
4

This is the annual report from the Secretary of the Department of Home Affairs and the Commissioner of the Australian Border Force (ABF) to the Minister for Home Affairs for the financial year ended 30 June 2018.

Report

31 Oct 2018
8

Introduction

Natural hazards present significant risks to many communities across the United States. Fortunately, there are measures governments, building owners, developers, tenants and others can take to reduce the impacts of such events. These measures—commonly called mitigation—can result in significant savings in terms...

Guide

Handbook 16
7 Sep 2018
6

In an emergency, the provision of public information and warnings plays a significant role in making people and communities safer. Timely, targeted and tailored information and warnings empower people to make informed decisions, to take protective action, and to reduce the potential impacts and consequences...

Report

21 Aug 2018
5

This Project Summary provides information about the commercial and contractual aspects of the Metropolitan Mobile Radio Contract Extension Project (the Project).

Discussion paper

17 Jul 2018
148

Addressing climate change risks and impacts remains an urgent, significant challenge for the emergency management sector, despite concerted effort from various agencies. Member agencies are already feeling the impacts of climate change and experiencing first-hand how communities are being affected.

Report

25 Jan 2018
78

The focus of performance reporting in this chapter is on emergency services for fire events. Descriptive information is included on emergency services for other events, with performance reporting to be developed for future Reports.

Report

18 Jan 2018
22

This report, the result of a ministerial review, provides advice to the minister on the most appropriate operational and legislative mechanisms to support effective responses to natural disasters and other emergencies in New Zealand.

Discussion paper

31 Oct 2017
226

A range of policy settings already exist across the landscape of fire. Victoria’s aim is to look at this holistically before, during and after fires to develop a future-looking strategy that encompasses fire across all environments.

Report

The value hidden in plain sight
7 Sep 2017
56

This project seeks to understand the value of emergency management volunteers and volunteering to the Victorian community.

Journal article

1 Sep 2017
172

This study examined the level of knowledge Australian crisis communications officials had about Islam and Muslims. It identified that Media Liaison Officers (n=72) have low levels of knowledge about this religious faith, and that they were aware of their lack of understanding.

Report

18 Aug 2017
171

The Andrews Labor Government has introduced the Firefighters’ Presumptive Rights Compensation and Fire Services Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2017 to among other things, restructure Victoria’s fire services.

Report

3 Aug 2017
409

This document discusses the gaps in Australia’s emergency management legislation and the coordination of federal, state and local disaster management arrangements in Australia. It analyses key legislation from the UK and US jurisdictions and reveals important lessons that could be adopted in Australia.

Report

7 Jul 2017
134

The Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) considers that the Emergency Services Levy (ESL) is an appropriate way of funding emergency services. This review has identified a number of ways in which the accountability and transparency of the allocation of ESL expenditure could be improved.

Report

Report to the Minister of Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply
30 Jun 2017
70

This report examines events in March 2017, where large areas of the Plane Basin in the Mackay region received very heavy rainfall associated with ex-tropical cyclone Debbie.

Report

21 Jun 2017
340

This report looks at climate change and conflict issues through the lens of sensible risk-management to draw new conclusions about the challenge we now face.

Strategy

16 Jun 2017
4

The research priorities outlined in this document represent the consensus view of industry experts and are based on extensive consultation and discussion. This is the first time an exercise of this scale focussed on natural disasters has been conducted in Australia

Report

Shared responsibility, resilience and adaptation
5 Jun 2017
82

This report, from the Tasmanian Department of Premier and Cabinet of the Tasmanian, is the result of the decision to undertake a strategic review into the Tasmanian floods of June and July 2016 that affected many Tasmanian communities and businesses.

Report

2 Jun 2017
3

This publication collects the top level outcomes of recent workshops and, in doing so, presents a broader set of national research priorities in natural hazards emergency management by identifying end user motivated national priorities across major themes.

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