Emergency Management Australia Podcast
About This Show
The Emergency Management Australia Podcast is brought to you by the Australian Government Attorney-General's Department. The podcast covers the latest issues in emergency management from dealing with bushfires, cyclones, earthquakes and tsunamis, to complex policy development or program delivery issues. We'll speak to everyone from the Federal Minister to the volunteer at the end of the fire hose.
Most Recent Episode
Emergency Management Australia Podcast - Episode 18
In times of emergency, we know that everyone has a role to play. The fire emergency services help put out bushfires, our paramedics attend to the injured and the SES can rescue stranded people. What role does the fourth estate play? This episode explores the relationship between emergency management professionals and the media—tracing the steps of journalists covering unfolding disasters. We interview ABC News Director Gaven Morris and ABC Hobart’s Joel Rheinberger to gain a better understanding of their role. We also interview Nick Arvantis from Beyond Blue to discuss first responders.