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This paper outlines the use of collaborative approaches by a climate change and disaster community of practice across seven local government areas in the Northern Rivers region, New South Wales, Australia.
This report provides a summary of selected significant extreme weather and climate events which occurred across Australia in 2023.
The New South Wales (NSW) Reconstruction Authority has developed Australia’s first State Disaster Mitigation Plan (SDMP).
This publication covers how a need for more robust civilian disaster infrastructure is being acknowledged in Australian policy circles, and plans for beefing up the civilian infrastructure are, in fact, slowly taking shape.
This comprehensive analysis highlighted the economic impacts of the tourism shutdown from Australia's Black Summer Bushfires. This analysis could be used for budgeting and rebuilding in community-and-industry hotspots that may be far from the burn scar.
This report is a companion piece to the Major Incidents Report 2022–23, drawing upon some of these findings.
This report supports a shift in vision around social protection and climate change in the Asia-Pacific region by improving understanding of the socio-economic challenges from climate change, and how social protection can be used to manage them.
Cover and source: Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience
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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