Inaugural conference

Australian Disaster Resilience Conference


06 September 2018 - 07 September 2018


$550.00 + GST

The rise of resilience: From the individual to the global
Enhancing recovery by supporting community resilience

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The inaugural Australian Disaster Resilience Conference encompasses national and international strategy and direction all the way through to grassroots efforts brought about by local community action. The conference aims to encourage involvement, participation, engagement and partnerships around all these facets of disaster resilience.

The Australian Disaster Resilience Conference will run concurrently with AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, Australasia's largest emergency management conference and exhibition

Your registration includes:

  • a two-day conference program including joint keynote speaker sessions with AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ
  • poster presentations and opportunities to meet speakers at the AIDR-hosted Knowledge Centre
  • a networking function featuring the Western Australian Resilient Australia Awards Ceremony
  • access to the AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ Trade Exhibition.

Customise your conference experience by adding access to the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Forum and the AFAC18 Professional Development Program workshops and field trips.

Registration options

Australian Disaster Resilience Conference Pass

Thursday 6 and Friday 7 September
$550 + GST


  • Australian Disaster Resilience Conference
  • AFAC18 Trade Exhibition
  • Daytime catering
  • Networking function featuring the Western Australia Resilient Australia Awards Ceremony

Register now



Add to your conference experience

Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Forum

Forum | Wednesday 5 September

Wednesday 5 September
From $490 + GST


  • Research Forum
  • AFAC18 welcome and awards ceremony
  • AFAC18 Trade Exhibition
  • Daytime catering

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AFAC18 Professional Development Program

Workshops | Wednesday 5 September

AFAC18 Professional Development Program

Field trips | Saturday 8 September