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Crisis Management

I've been involved in municipal emergency management since 2006, and am the project lead for a state-wide incident management system deployment called Crisisworks.

  1. What makes an effective post-impact assessment? A presentation to the Disaster Management Conference 2014

    A few months ago I had the pleasure to present at the Disaster Management Conference 2014 held at the Gold Coast. The topic was on a favourite area of mine, the use of digital systems to improve the ...

  2. Crisisworks in SAMMI, NSA's mobile incident control centre

    Not since the pilot episode of Knight Rider have we been so excited by a state-of-the-art vehicle ... NSA's SAMMI is much more than a truck. It is a fully functioning mobile incident control centre. ...

  3. New Fire Prevention Notice Functionality

    We are pleased to announce that new Fire Prevention Notice functionality will be available in Crisisworks for Victorian MECC Central users with the upcoming Crisisworks 3.5 release. With this in ...

  4. Field trials of Live Impact Assessment a Success

    Last week the Crisisworks team travelled to Gippsland for a live impact assessment field exercise. A pilot council, East Gippsland Shire, has begun testing the new Crisisworks mobile applications. ...

    Feedback from trial participant

  5. Resilience Conference, Adelaide

    As part of our national roadshow, director Peter Kakris travelled to Adelaide in South Australia to exhibit Crisisworks at the recent Australian Institute of Emergency Services (SA Branch) Resilience ...

    Peter Kakris at Crisisworks Resilience Conference stand
  6. Another Devastating Fire Season Reaching an End ...

    With the Australian summer now officially over, we thought we'd reflect on what has been a testing time for Crisisworks users both in terms of municipal emergency response and recovery. Between the ...

    2013 bushfires (image by Chuq http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en)
  7. First impressions of the Emergency Management Reform Whitepaper - what this means for Victorian councils

    It's great to see the Victorian Emergency Management White Paper finally released - now the industry can collectively exhale and start breathing, and planning, again.   Our initial read has ...

  8. MEMEG Presentation

    Last week I had the pleasure to jointly present a case study with John Shaw and Geoff Edwards from Moira, on the set-up and use of MECC Central for Moira Shire Council to handle the northern ...

  9. Quickstart Guides

    Over the past year, we have been recommending to our customers that they develop a quickstart guide for their users, and I've seen a few different types over this time. Some best practices: DO ...

  10. Crisisworks Risk Registers used for Vulnerable People

    A project being developed for the Municipal Association of Victoria for use by the Department of Human Services is the first to use Crisisworks risk register functionality for a Vulnerable ...