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!

HMAS Westralia Chemical 1998

5 May
At approximately 10.35 am on 5 May 1998 as a result of a burst fuel hose, a fire started in the main engine room of the HMAS Westralia. Four sailors were killed by acute smoke inhalation within five minutes of the fire starting. Nine people required treatment for injuries, although many more suffered smoke inhalation.

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