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Australian Government: Attorney-General's Department - Emergency Management in Australia

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Welcome to our news page.

From this page, you can access ministerial and departmental news announcements, and information about major emergencies and public events. It features links to the Attorney-General's Department website and to other agencies and organisations in the emergency sector in Australia.

Emergency Management Australia podcast

Image with yellow and black colours in background. Australian Government logo. Title: Emergency Management Australia Podcast.The Attorney-General's Department produces the Emergency Management Australia Podcast. New episodes are published monthly and cover the latest issues in emergency management from dealing with bushfires, cyclones, earthquakes and tsunamis, to complex policy development or program delivery. We draw our content from the emergency management community, including interviews with everyone from the Australian Government Minister for Justice to the volunteers on the ground. Subscribe free of charge through Stitcher, iTunes, or directly from our hosting provider Buzzsprout.

Suggest content for future episodes through the Emergency Management Australia LinkedIn group.

You can also search through the current events, see images from recent emergencies and disasters, as well as finding archived news items and other public information.

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