Develop and distribute training resources to NSW emergency services organisations on new arrangements for the Asbestos Sub-Plan and the Standard Operating Procedures for managing asbestos during and after an emergency.
Develop a common framework for the SES, RFS and FRNSW for the most effective community engagement methods to gain public preparedness for natural disasters.
Develop a state-wide flood database to support local and state governments by bringing essential flood information together to facilitate strategic decisions on risk management. Stage 4 of a 5 stage project.
Create and distribute guidelines for an organised and systematic framework to determine the need for evacuation of a health care facility in times of impending natural disaster for health facilities and emergency managers.
Develop a training kit and practical guide to evacuation planning for use by SES staff and volunteers, with the potential to be used by other agencies. WITHDRAWN BY SES
Develop a state-wide model for fire thresholds, bush fire threat, communities at risk, and fire management planning at a property level.
To conduct workshops at child care facilities and with home based women with pre-school aged children on what to do on the day of a bush fire event and how to prepare your property.
To establish a Common Operating Picture of incidents and events through the use of spatial display information for RFS, SES and FRNSW. Hosted by the RFS, the project will enable events to be displayed at a multi-agency and state level.
Research the next generation technology in smoke modelling to improve understanding of smoke plume dynamics. A model for smoke dispersion including a 3D visualisation tool will be developed for operational evaluation.
Approved funding: $200,000