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​​Images from the 10th Australasian Natural Hazard Management Confe​​rence (ANHMC10)

Below are selected images of ANHMC10, which was hosted by the Office of Emergency Management. The event, which consisted of the mai​​n conference, workshops and a field trip, took place in Perth from 31 October and 3 November 2017. Read ANHMC10 review here.

​Minister for ​Emergency Ser​​vices the Hon. Francis Logan MLA​'s opening address.

State Emergency Management Committee (SEMC) Chair ​Dr Ron Edwards delivered the welcome address. 


Prof David Johnston (Massey University) keynote address "10 years on and the road ahead."

Dr Mel Irons (Monash University) keynote address "A generator on a skateboard: T​he power of the community in a disaster".

Mark Crosweller AFSM (Emergency Management Australia) keynote address "Are we pr​​​epared for catastrophic disasters?"

​"Towards a more holistic unde​​​rstanding of earthquake risk in the Perth region" by Mark Edwards (Geoscience Australia).

"​Improving decision support in flood response - impact based intelligence" by Department of Fire and Emergency Services/ Bureau of M​​​eteorology (BoM). Pictured: Steve Duggan (BoM).

​The conference poster sessi​​on.

​"Building DR​​R capacity: universities in support of local government: a case study from Indonesia" by Michele Daly (GNS Science).

​"National Fire Danger Rating System" by Belinda Kenny (NSW Rural Fire Service).​ 

"​Exploring the challenges and opportunities to translate science into planning practice for natural hazard risk reduction" by Wendy Saunders (GNS Science).

"​Variation in population vulnerability to heatwaves in Western Australia" by Tony Spicer (Department of Health).​​

"​Research to inform and engender community-led action to reduce tsunami impact, Chatham Islands, Aotearoa-New Zealand" by Kristie-Lee Thomas (University of Canterbury).​​

​"Rural resilience to disasters insights and evidence from New Zealand" by Tyler Barton (University of Canterbury).​​​

"​Understanding the changing fire environment of s​​​outh west Western Australia" by Lachlan McCaw (Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions).

Office of Emergency Management ​​Executive Director​​​ Mal Cronstedt AFSM's closing remarks.

Image of "Big uncomfortable ideas" (Facilitator: Mel Irons), one of several workshops that took place during ANHMC1​0.

Image of the field trip, "Class​​​room Cruise: The waterways of Perth." Speakers: Prof. Chari Pattiaratchi (University of Western Australia); Steve Duggan (Bureau of Meteorology); and Simon Rodgers (Department of Water).