Community Safety Make informed decisions to improve community safety

  • We build a better understanding of natural hazards

  • We foster collaborative communities

  • We enable science informed decisions

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About Community Safety

Our work forms part of the backbone behind the most important decisions made by governments, emergency services, and the industry sector.

We support those who are there when we need them the most Learn more
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We contribute to each stage of the emergency management cycle to help improve preparedness, response and recovery with our focus on contributing towards community safety.

Hazards Learn more
Data and products

With the latest science and technology, and a growing catalogue of freely available open-source data, we provide the community safety sectors with information they need to minimise everybody's vulnerability to natural hazards.

Data and products Learn more
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Our team of earth system scientists, mathematicians and engineers bring expertise on how to be better prepared for the consequences of natural hazards.

Projects Learn more
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Case studies

We inform the Australian Government and other stakeholders of the likelihood of natural hazards and their consequences to community safety.

Case studies Learn more

Case study Partnering with QFES for tropical cyclone hazard assessment

How science and data were combined to help Queensland’s emergency managers plan for and reduce the impacts of tropical cyclone hazards.

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