Symposium: Connecting for Regional Disaster Resilience
On Tuesday, March 7, 2023, Charles Sturt University hosted a Connecting for Regional Disaster Resilience Symposium 2023.
We took an up close and practical look at regional disaster resilience.
We had researchers, advocates and policymakers sharing their experiences and knowledge of resilience in regional communities.
The day included interactive sessions and workshops exploring:
- Cutting-edge research on disaster resilience
- Current concerns and responses
- Innovative responses and practical tools being implemented
- The future of disaster resilience policy and research
Date: Tuesday 7 March 2023
Location: Centre for Professional Development, Charles Sturt University Bathurst Campus, Panorama Ave, Bathurst NSW 2795
Link to presentation
Professor Mark Evans
Dr Jean Renouf Southern Cross University and Plan C
Keynote: Recovering from unprecedented disasters - lessons learnt one year after the 2022 Northern Rivers floods
Andrew Kaye NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS)
How can businesses work with emergency services?
Associate Professor Val Ingham Professor John Hicks Charles Sturt University
If communities are fatigued by disaster, what are the consequences for community leaders?
Kerry Pearse Neighbourhood Care Network
Associate Professor Heather Boetto Associate Professor Karen Bell Charles Sturt University
Strengthening disaster preparedness in community service organisations
Renae Hanvin Resilient Ready
The role of business - before, during and after disasters
Elly Bird Resilient Lismore and Lismore City Council
From the heart of Lismore, one year on
Dr Rachael Fox Associate Professor Andrew McGrath Charles Sturt University
Rural Australian young people’s experiences of climate disasters: collaborating on creative action in the community
Professor John Hicks Charles Sturt University
Panel discussion with Frank Tamsitt
Dr Jean Renouf Andrew Kaye Kris Newton