Western Australia's Natural Hazards Risk Profile 2017
This document follows on from the initial assessment of Western Australia’s seven sudden onset natural hazards in 2013. This iteration fulfils the State’s obligations under the National Partnership Agreement (NPA) on Natural Disaster Resilience and presents the results of the updated state-level risk assessment of its natural hazards – bushfire, cyclone, earthquake, heatwave, flood, storm, and tsunami.
August 2017: PDF 4,076KB
BRIG Stakeholder Briefings regarding the implementation of recommendations made by the 2011 Perth Hills Bushfire Review and the 2012 Margaret River Bushfire Review, both conducted by Mr Mick Keelty AO.
Stakeholder Briefings downloads:
February 2013: PDF 363 KB
November 2013: PDF 118 KB
May 2014: PDF 115 KB
August 2014: PDF 100 KB
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The University of Western Australia prepared this report for the Office of Emergency Management (formerly the State Emergency Management Committee Secretariat).
This report forms part of the 'Draft Strategic Bushfire Stocktake' report.
Copies of this report can be made available upon request. Please email the Office of Emergency Management: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Shared Responsibility - The report of the Perth Hills Bushfire, February 2011 Review PDF 8 MB
Appreciating the Risk - Report of the Special Inquiry into the November 2011 Margaret River Bushfire PDF 8 MB
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Terms of Reference: PDF 148 KB
O'Sullivan and Lower Hotham Review Report - February 2016 PDF 768 KB
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Background: PDF 137 KB
Terms of Reference: PDF 131 KB
Have your say - Questions for Community Members: PDF 136 KB
Communiqué - 14 March 2014: PDF 138 KB
Communiqué - 14 April 2014: PDF 139 KB
Communiqué - 20 June 2014: PDF 152 KB
Parkerville Stoneville Mt Helena Bushfire Review Report - June 2014:
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Terms of Reference PDF 80 KB
Request for Submissions - February 2016
'Reframing Rural Fire Management' - Report of the Special Inquiry into the January 2016 Waroona Fire PDF 10.9 MB
Media Statement - Special Inquirer Mr Euan Ferguson AFSM PDF 40 KB
23 June 2017 -Summary of the implementation progress of the Ferguson Report recommendations
13 October 2017 - Summary of the implementation progress of the Ferguson Report recommendations
The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) (formerly the SEMC Secretariat) commissioned a review of the hazard of Dambreak in March 2015 on behalf of the State Emergency Management Committee. This report is a summary of the outcomes of the risk assessment workshop.
This document is Western Australia’s first iteration of a State-level risk assessment, which analyses and compares the risks posed by seven of the State’s priority natural hazards – storm, earthquake, bushfire, tsunami, heatwave, cyclone and flood. Document release date: December 2013.
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