Australia and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

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Themed ‘leadership, communication and community engagement’, this conference will be a platform to share ideas, acquire skills and develop strategies to improve search and rescue operations, better connect with professionals across different sectors and utilise the latest technologies available in the industry. This program is designed for professionals working in all areas of disaster planning, emergency management, defence, and search and rescue. 

Topics include:

  • How ready were we as a nation for COVID-19?
  • Leadership in times of crisis
  • The 2019/20 NSW bushfire emergency: lessons learned from a leadership, communication and community engagement perspective
  • Let's talk about you: mental health for frontline and emergency workers

Keynote speakers include:

  • Commissioner Andrew Crisp, Emergency Management Victoria
  • Rhys Jones, CEO at Fire and Emergency New Zealand
  • Cameron Hardiman, Author, Ten Feet Tall and Not Quite Bulletproof
  • Nicole Sandler AM CSC, Head, Policy and Practice at Phoenix Australia, Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health

Download an information pack here.

Venue: RACV Royal Pines Resort
Location: Ross St, Benowa, Qld
Dates:  October 1 - 2, 2020
Event Manager:    ANZDMC
Email:  conference@anzmdc.com.au
Phone: 07 5502 2068
Website:  www.anzdmc.com.au