Don't Panic! Webcast Series

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Presenter:  Northern Institute

Date: Apr 02, 2020; Apr 09, 2020; Apr 16, 2020; Apr 23, 2020;

Time: 10:30am to 11:30am

Contact person:  Northern Institute
T: 08 8946 7468

Location:  Online Only via Zoom -

Every Thursday from 26 March experts will share their expertise in disaster and emergency management, risk and resilience, response and recovery.


  • Miranda Booth (CDU), Lecturer in Humanitarian, Emergency in Disaster Management Studies
    Title: ‘Crisis and Complacency: Why the cycle must stop with Covid-19’
    Date : 16 April 2020 - 10.30am (ACST)
  • Dr Michaela Spencer - Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Indigenous Knowledge and Governance
    Yasunori Hayashi, Lecturer in Indigenous Knowledges - Yolngu Studies
    Gawura Wanambi, Senior Lecturer in Aboriginal Studies
    Joy Bulkanhawuy, Senior Lecturer in Aboriginal Studies
    Title: 'From cyclones to COVID-19: Disaster management from an Yolŋu perspective'
    Date : 23 April 2020 - 10.30am (ACST)


  • Gerard Finnigan, Deakin University
    Title : ‘Death, disasters and Covid-19 – the hidden emergency for global health and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) sectors to confront’
    Date: 26 March 2020 - 10.30am (ACST)

  • Dr Jonatan Lassa (CDU), Senior Lecturer - Emergency & Disaster Management
    Title : ‘Crisis Leadership from around the world: a brief reflection on Covid-19 Pandemic’
    Date : 02 April 2020 - 10.30am (ACST)

  • Associate Professor Akhilesh Surjan (CDU), Research and Theme Leader - Humanitarian Response & Disaster Management Studies
    Title: ‘Disaster-environment-climate risk reduction in a rapidly urbanising world’
    Date : 09 April 2020 - 10.30am (ACST)

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