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Fire and Rain: Social Innovation and Community Leadership

Posted in Events, Research by Kate Archdeacon on July 26th, 2011

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2 August , 2011


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Fire And Rain: Social Innovation And Community Leadership In Natural Disaster Management And Emergency Services

This national conference will explore innovative community responses to Australia’s ongoing vulnerability to natural disasters and need for effective disaster risk management and emergency services. Its emphasis is on community-based innovation, self-help and leadership, with the aim of identifying and strengthening effective grassroots community responses to the ravages of fire, flood, drought and wind. The conference will identify cases around the country where social innovation and self-help are being implemented in creative ways. The conference will bring together community innovators and leaders, service practitioners, researchers, policy makers, social entrepreneurs and workers in community agencies who are interested in furthering social innovation and community self-help in these areas.

August 1 & 2

Angliss Conference Centre
Melbourne

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