This report presents an integrated view of the way forward from the fires, including exploring why the 2019-20 fire season was so devastating, what new capabilities can be implemented and how Australia can best learn from its worst fire season on record.
This publication explores how the communities in East Gippsland and Wellington Shires, Australia experienced their strength and capabilities following a bushfire event that burned for 106 days before being contained.
Victorian Council of Social Service
Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre
The Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities (Victoria University)
This report is the culmination of the effort of the National Bushfire and Climate Summit in which participants shared their experiences and formulated recommendations to address the worsening risk of devastating bushfires fuelled by climate change.
Climate Council of Australia
Emergency Leaders for Climate Action
This document shows a preliminary analysis of the 2019/20 bushfire season and compared it with the fire seasons between March 2000 and March 2020 in the states of New South Wales (NSW), Victoria, and South Australia (SA).
Journal of Safety Science and Resilience (Science Direct)
This report's central task is to inquire into, and report on, national natural disaster arrangements – that is, arrangements involving all levels of government, the private and not-for-profit sectors, communities, families, and individuals
The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements (Australia)
Rather than recommend a single dominant option for pandemic response in Australia, the authors present and explain two options for the nation’s consideration – elimination or controlled adaptation. Any choice between these two options entails a delicate trade-off between protecting health, supporting the economy and societal well-being. This report also focusses on the impact of the virus and short term recovery.
This paper reviews findings from a research project examining the role insurance cover (or the lack thereof) plays in disaster recovery. It considers the implications of insurance within a shared-responsibility model for emergency management and disaster