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!

Melbourne food poisoning Outbreak 2002

25 March
In late March 2002 a large outbreak of food poisoning was reported in Melbourne. More than 272 people sought medical care, with 15 being admitted to hospital. The onset of gastroenteritis was within one and four hours after consumption of a meal of rice, lamb and potatoes served at a New Year festival. The cause of the outbreak was believed to be inadequate storage and handling of leftover food.

Latest News