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The Evacuation Planning handbook provides a nationally consistent approach to maximise the efficiency and effectiveness of a five-stage evacuation process. It presents guidance on managing evacuations before, during, and after an emergency or disaster.
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The seventh Major Incidents Report provides an annual record of major incidents that have been identified as significant by the emergency management sector in Australia during the 2022–23 financial year.
This report describes a subset of injuries which could reasonably be associated with specific extreme weather events or related natural hazards that occurred between June 2012 and 2022.
The study illustrates how institutionalized learnings, organizational and systemic reforms, and policing activities enhanced the absorptive and adaptive capabilities of police as emergency responders, emergency management networks, and local residents.
Using a quantitative wildfire risk assessment framework and a 12-member climate model ensemble, the authors find a median increase in wildfire smoke health costs of 1–16% by 2070 across diverse landscapes in south-eastern Australia.
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This paper reassesses tropical cyclone wind risk in Northeast Australia by using a much longer chronology of intense paleo-cyclones and blends this information with a catastrophe loss model to reassess tropical cyclone wind risk in Northeast Australia.
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The Incident Management Handbook presents nationally agreed principles for good practice in incident management. It draws on and complements current practice and provides guidance to entities in establishing an effective incident management capability.
This qualitative analysis gave a voice to older adults (aged 59-65 years and 78-87 years) to share their experiences of the 2019/2020 Australian bushfires.

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