DISASTERMAPPER

An interactive resource plotting
Australia’s disasters on the map

DINGO CREEK

Interactive game where students
travel back in time to save Dingo Creek

DIGITAL STORIES

As told by survivors and others involved
in some of our worst natural disasters

Disaster Resilience Education For Schools

For teachers and students, this toolkit of disaster resilience education resources focuses on both individual and community resilience, vital components to developing a shared understanding of the critical role everyone plays in developing a disaster resilient Australia.

Resources are designed to be flexible to individual learning styles and are aligned to curriculum.

In this week!

Maypo Shipwreck 1855

28 May
The Maypo was en route from Melbourne to Calcutta when it wrecked on the north-west coast of King Island on 28 May 1855. The brig broke up quickly and four people were drowned. There were 24 survivors who met up with survivors from Whistler who that been wrecked only two hours earlier.

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