National Resilience Taskforce Concludes
1st July 2019
The National Resilience Taskforce, set up in May 2018 within the Department of Home Affairs, has concluded its activities. During this time it delivered:
The National Disaster Risk Reduction Framework
Setting the agenda for the foundational work needed across all sectors to reduce existing risk and prevent new risk being created. Former FMA Queensland Director Dwayne Honor participated in the “Policy Sprint”, which provided input to the Framework.
Profiling Australia’s Vulnerability
Exploring new ways of thinking about our vulnerabilities to disaster downloadable here.
The first tranche of Guidance for Strategic Decisions on Climate and Disaster Risk
The guidance is foundational and a first iteration, and is available here.
A blueprint for a new national information capability on climate and disaster risk
Emergency Management Australia (EMA), will lead the work needed to implement the National Disaster Risk Reduction Framework.