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This year, beautiful Nundah State School is hosting the launch of our 2022 Get Ready Queensland Week campaign. A simultaneous launch will be held at Depot Hill State School in Rockhampton.
Get Ready Queensland Ambassador Johnathan Thurston will officially launch the week alongside the Bureau of Meteorology’s announcement of its 2022–23 severe weather outlook.
Students enjoy visits from key emergency services and a presentation from Johnathan Thurston and Channel 7 meteorologist Tony Auden on natural disaster preparedness.
Hosted by the Bureau of Meteorology
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST
Join Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) experts for an in-depth look at the 2022–23 severe weather season and learn how BOM outlooks for the months ahead can help you make important decisions for the season.
You'll get an in-depth look at what you can expect weather-wise in the coming months and how you can get ready for it. If you have any questions or topics for our presenters to cover - please include them when you register!
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Hosted by Community Services Industry Alliance
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am AEST
Join us for an important event to accelerate your organisation’s resilience maturity – that is, the way your organisation responds to and learns from disasters and pandemics.
Community Services Industry Alliance is launching an exciting FREE online Resilience Maturity Scorecard and Playbook. Find out about this safe and secure tool and hear from experts on board-level strategies to “bounce forward” from disruptive events to be stronger than before.
Walk away with real world strategies as part of your journey towards resilience maturity. Book your spot today!
Hosted by Natural Hazards Research Australia
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm AEST, including refreshments
Location: Boulevard Auditorium, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane QLD 4101 or online
See the finale of a national challenge to encourage new ideas, new thinking and new research for disaster preparedness. The Disaster Challenge Final brings together finalists to pitch their brilliant ideas to an audience of emergency managers and disaster preparedness experts. But there can only be one winner!
The Final is open to the public – in person or online. Either way, registrations are a must.
Please note, if you are already registered to attend the Natural Hazards Research Forum, you do not need to register for the Disaster Challenge Final as it is already included.
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm AEST
Location: Victoria Park / Barrambin in Herston, Brisbane
For the first time ever, Brisbane City Council and Get Ready Queensland are hosting Get Ready Brisbane – Emergency Services Expo!
This family fun day gives kids and adults alike the chance to see how to get prepared for natural disasters and understand ways to stay safe in extreme weather.
See offerings from:
- Brisbane City Council
- Bureau of Meteorology
- State Emergency Services
- Australian Red Cross
- Birdies Tree
- And more!
Everybody is welcome!
For more information about the Get Ready Queensland Week contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.