Birdie's Tree - disaster recovery resources for infants and young children
After the Queensland floods in 2011, the Queensland Centre for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health identified a need for resources that help children process emotions following a disaster. The team has now launched the Birdie’s Tree resources and books which have had a great response.
Are you ready for disaster season?
Are you ready for disaster season? Watch Cook Shire Council's Get Ready disaster preparedness music video for some key messages to ensure you are prepared in the event of flood, cyclone, storm or bushfire, starring our beautiful region and local residents and emergency services.
Longreach Regional Council: Outback kids are tough
Longreach Regional Council presents the 2017 Get Ready Queensland campaign video, highlighting the communities of Yaraka, Isisford, Queensland, Ilfracombe, Queensland and Longreach, encouraging residents to consider their plan in the event of a bushfire.
Business preparedness: Calxa Australia
Did you know the faster businesses recover following disaster, the faster local communities recover too? We spoke to Mick and the team at Calxa Australia, a Townsville-based business that has taken disaster resilience into their own hands. Take a listen to find out how they do it!
Resilience education – Get Ready Queensland and Sunshine Coast Regional Council
Sunshine Coast Regional Council, through Get Ready Queensland, delivered an education program for year five students that explored preparedness activities and local disaster risks.
Community resilience – Get Ready Queensland and Redland City Council
Redland City Council, through Get Ready Queensland, has delivered a local network of disaster resilience champions who help guide community members on disaster resilience, response and recovery.