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Managing 'civil contingencies' in Australia

Eburn, Michael


This paper identifies how ‘civil contingencies’ are addressed in Australia. It describes how responsibilities for emergency management are allocated across Australia's federated system of government and provides a critical review of the institutional and structural arrangements. It is argued that, even though Australia's emergency management arrangements have generally served the community well, there are undoubted limitations. One limitation is the lack of established Commonwealth response...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter


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