An interactive resource plotting
Australia’s disasters on the map


Interactive game where students
travel back in time to save Dingo Creek


As told by survivors and others involved
in some of our worst natural disasters

Disaster Resilience Education For Schools

For teachers and students, this toolkit of disaster resilience education resources focuses on both individual and community resilience, vital components to developing a shared understanding of the critical role everyone plays in developing a disaster resilient Australia.

Resources are designed to be flexible to individual learning styles and are aligned to curriculum.

In this week!

Urban Fire - Covent Gardens Adelaide

27 October
A fire occurred on 27 October 1948 at an Adelaide restaurant / cafe known as Covent Garden which was a three storey building in King William Street. Flames from a griller on the ground floor ignited the ventilation flues and flames spread quickly to the upper floors. The manageress arranged evacuation of the diners without incident. The restaurant staff; approximately 40 altogether were trapped for a time on the lower floors. There were five fatalities.

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