An interactive resource plotting
Australia’s disasters on the map


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


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!

Hail - Lismore 2007

8 October
On 8 October 2007 a super-cell thunderstorm with large hailstones the size of tennis balls hit Lismore at 1.50 pm causing chaos in the CBD. There was extensive damage to central Lismore as a result of the large hail and strong winds. South Lismore was hit again on 9 October by hail 6 cm in diameter and strong winds estimated at 100 km per hour, which caused widespread damage. Approximately 20 mm rain fell in 10 minutes. Seventeen people were injured by hail or flying glass from smashed windows. Homes and motor vehicles were damaged, trees were uprooted by flash flooding and there were many power outages.

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