Participating organisations

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) is the primary provider of structural firefighting services to the State of South Australia. The MFS was established in 1862. The MFS is based in the city of Adelaide, population approximately 1.2 million and capital of South Australia. The MFS is a fully professional organisation, recognised for excellence of service provision and employs more than 1,000 staff across 36 stations (20 metropolitan and 16 regional) in South Australia.

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Improving the role of hazard communications in increasing residents’ preparedness and response planning

Diversity and inclusion: building strength and capability

Scientific diversity and uncertainty in risk mitigation policy and planning

Effective risk and warning communication during natural hazards

Fire spread prediction across fuel types

The Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Index: A system for assessing the resilience of Australian communities to natural hazards

Enhancing resilience of critical road infrastructure

Improving the resilience of existing housing to severe wind events

Natural hazard exposure information modelling framework

Cost-effective mitigation strategy for flood prone buildings

Economics of natural hazards

Improving decision-making in complex multi-team environments

Optimising post-disaster recovery interventions in Australia

An analysis of building losses and human fatalities from natural disasters

Forecasting impact for severe weather

Catastrophic and cascading events: planning and capability

Capability needs for emergency & disaster management organisations

Using realistic disaster scenario analysis to understand natural hazard impacts and emergency management requirements

Urban planning for natural hazard mitigation

Child-centred disaster risk reduction

All the resources from our 2016 conference

Research program in detail

Where, why and how are Australians dying in floods?

2015-2016 year in review

Bushfire planning with kids ebook