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Implementing disaster resilience policy in the Australian federation

Hunt, Susan


Australia adopted the National Strategy for Disaster Resilience in 2011. This officially set it on a path to change the attitudes and behaviours of all sectors of society to share responsibility for disaster risks. This would require a shift away from the traditional emphasis on disaster relief and recovery toward prevention, preparation and planning and risk mitigation. Eight years later, disaster resilience policy continues to be implemented at all levels of government as well as influencing...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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