Australian Government Department of Home Affairs
The Department of Home Affairs is a central policy agency, providing coordinated strategy and policy leadership for Australia's national and transport security, federal law enforcement, criminal justice, cyber security, border, immigration, multicultural affairs, emergency management, and trade-related functions.
AFAC is the Australian and New Zealand National Council for fire and emergency services, creating synergies across the emergency management sector. AFAC is the facilitator and custodian of contemporary fire and emergency service knowledge and practice, for the benefit of our members and through them, the community. Our members are professionals in fire and emergency management, who operate in the mitigation and response phases of emergencies across multiple hazards and support the transition to recovery.
Australian Red Cross
Red Cross mobilises the power of humanity – the powerful action of people helping people that can make a real difference to those overcoming tough times. It saves lives and supports people before and after disasters strike. It works to alleviate suffering during wars and conflict and to promote humanitarian laws and values.
Red Cross has 2,175 staff, almost 40,000 members and volunteers, 461,268 blood donors and 3,428 Blood Service staff, working from over 465 sites. Red Cross partners with International Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies in areas as diverse as health and disaster risk management to form part of a global movement of humanitarian organisations in 190 countries.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre draws together all of Australia and New Zealand's fire and emergency service authorities, land management agencies, as well as non-government organisations and leading experts across a range of scientific fields to explore the causes, consequences, and mitigation of natural disasters.