• Mobilising for resilience

    Joanne Nicholson     |      October 19, 2021

    Mobilising society, rather than individual institutions, will be required to face a range of threats from war, grey-zone conflict, terrorism and organised crime to domestic and offshore natural disasters.

  • Effective defence requires deeper resilience

    Ulas Yildirim     |      June 29, 2021

    The defence of the nation relies on a lot more than weapons, and the deterrent effect the government seeks to achieve through the Australian Defence Force’s high-end warfighting capabilities is inextricably linked with broader national resilience.

  • Resilience – To be or not to be

    Open Forum     |      February 23, 2021

    To strengthen our resilience on a global national and individual levels, we should all join forces and work together but leadership will be required to translate this vision into reality.

  • 10 lessons from the COVID crisis

    Open Forum     |      February 23, 2021

    Australia ranked eighth in the world ‘s Top 10 countries to manage their COVID-19 response well, with New Zealand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand, Cyprus, Rwanda and Iceland leading the way in an in-depth study by international experts.

  • The time for resilience is now

    Shane Fitzsimmons     |      February 16, 2021

    What makes a good leader? NSW Resilience Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons spoke on leadership traits at the GAP Virtual Summit on National Resilience.

  • Rethinking threats to our national security

    Brendan Nicholson     |      December 2, 2020

    Building sovereign manufacturing capabilities, diversifying our trade from China and facing the reality of climate change are all important parts of building a more resilient Australia.

  • Building research capacity for a disaster-resilient Australia

    Paul Barnes     |      October 14, 2020

    Australia needs a networked consortium of teaching universities and regional research centres helping our emergency and disaster management services face the myriad dangers we face.

  • Turning crisis into opportunity

    Robert Glasser     |      July 25, 2020

    Australia has a unique opportunity in the wake of the unprecedented disruption caused by the Black Summer and Covid-19 crises to boost national disaster resilience.

  • The invisible enemies

    Kristina Keneally     |      July 18, 2020

    COVID-19 is just one of the invisible enemies which threaten Australia’s safety, security and democracy and require a thoughtful and united approach.

  • Tough times teach us about resilience

    Sherry Landow     |      June 10, 2020

    Resilience is an adaptive process usually developed over a lifetime – but we’re taking a crash-course in it now.

  • Imagining a more sustainable Australia

    Gillian Savage     |      June 6, 2020

    In the wake of COVID-19, we need to reimagine a nation that integrates global, national and local thinking and solutions for our collective benefit.

  • Inspiring a brighter future

    Brock Bastian     |      June 3, 2020

    COVID-19 created new ways of working together overnight, but as restrictions are eased, what we do now and what comes next matters even more.