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.

In this week!

Sydney, Hunter, Pilliga bushfire 1997

20 November
During mid November 1997 New South Wales experienced several serious bushfires that threatened many communities in and around the Sydney region. Major areas that were affected included Burragorang, Piliga, Hawkesbury, Hunter, Shoalhaven, Central Coast and Sydney's south, in particular Menai. The fires destroyed ten houses and four firefighters lost their lives.

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