Volume 31 Issue 2, 2016

National Emergency Management Projects 2015–16


The Attorney-General's Department awarded 22 National Emergency Management Projects grants for 2015–16. These projects help Australian communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters and emergencies.


Recipient Project title Funding

Australia and New Zealand School of Government

Developing a national monitoring and evaluation framework for disaster recovery programs


Nous Group

Delivery and implementation of recovery and impact assessment guidance material


Women’s Health Goulburn North East Inc

All on Board: incorporation of National Gender and Emergency Management Guidelines


Geoscience Australia

10-minute bushfire hotspot updates from Himawari-8


Geoscience Australia

Improving national situational awareness


Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council in partnership with the Attorney-General’s Department, Emergency Management Australia

A capability roadmap: building emergency management in Australia


Country Fire Authority Victoria

Development of the improved assessment of grassland fuels and fire behaviour


University of Adelaide

National extreme heat warnings: investigating regional temperature triggers and responses


Volunteering Australia

Future directions for emergency management volunteers


State Emergency Management Committee Secretariat (Western Australia)

Keeping our mob safe – strategy revision



All hands on deck: preparing Auslan signers for an emergency


University of Adelaide

Developing bushfire and heatwave information resources with CALD communities


Central Queensland University

Building the disaster resilience of the homeless community and services


State Emergency Management Committee Secretariat (Western Australia)

State-level risk assessments: assistance to states and territories


Bureau of Meteorology

National flash flood information repository


Queensland Farmers’ Federation

Disaster resilience planning for Australian agriculture


Geoscience Australia

Development of flood vulnerability models for non-residential properties


Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre

Development of simulation and gaming software


Public Safety Business Agency (Queensland)

Capability development sub-committee project officer


Ministry for Police and Emergency Services (New South Wales)

Community engagement sub-committee project officer


State Emergency Management Committee Secretariat (Western Australia)

Risk assessment, measurement and mitigation sub-committee project officer


Department of the Chief Minister (Northern Territory)

Recovery sub-committee project officer