DISASTERMAPPER

An interactive resource plotting
Australia’s disasters on the map

DINGO CREEK

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

DIGITAL STORIES

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.

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Hunter Valley, tablelands and Southern Highlands Severe Storm 1998

23 June
On 23 June 1998, severe storms with gale force winds affected the Northern tablelands and Hunter Valley regions of Sydney, causing damage to properties and infrastructure. Fallen power lines created a power outage for over 7,000 homes and demand for power reached record levels on the night of 23 June. The worst affected areas were Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Newcastle and Port Stephens. One woman drowned in flooded waters at Crookwell.

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