Our Partnerships

We have partnerships with more than 100 international, national, and regional government agencies, industries, NGOs, community groups, universities, and other collaborators across Australia and Oceania.

We Offer

  • a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary, and collaborative hub
  • a unified platform capability
  • a network of expertise
  • a public presence and go-to resource
  • teams of academics and students to address disaster problems
  • regular outreach events (e.g., lectures, conferences, research symposia)
  • scholarly and practical resources (e.g., journal articles, fact sheets, guidance, reports)
  • research consultancies and engagement
  • graduate students for research projects
  • continuing education and professional training

External Partners

We collaborate with a range of agencies, organisations, industries, and communities. Key partners include the following:


  • Australian Bureau of Meteorology
  • Australian Building Codes Board
  • Australia Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
  • Australia Department of Social Services
  • Australia Department of Home Affairs
  • Australia Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
  • Australia Department of Health
  • Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Australian Disaster Resilience Education Alliance
  • ABC Radio National
  • Queensland Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors
  • Queensland Office of the Inspector-General Emergency Management
  • Queensland Reconstruction Authority
  • Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works
  • Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
  • Queensland Building and Construction Commission
  • Queensland Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs
  • Queensland Police Service, Cairns Safer Streets
  • Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist in the NT
  • Townsville City Council
  • Cairns Regional Council
  • Livingstone Shire Council
  • North and West Remote Health
  • Master Builders Queensland
  • Ratcliffe International
  • Innovation House
  • Insurance Council of Australia


  • World Health Organisation
  • Asian Development Bank
  • Dibrugarh University, India
  • Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, India
  • HNB Garhwal University, India
  • IIT Guwahati, India
  • National University of Singapore
  • Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Nursing
  • WHO-International Council of Nurses, Disaster Nursing Competencies
  • Universitas Negeri Malang (State University of Malang), Indonesia
  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Stanford University, USA
  • University of Texas, USA
  • California Department of Public Health, USA
  • California Department of Water Resources, USA
  • California Air Resources Board, USA
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • United States Indo-Pacific Command
  • Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance