Fighting Fires: Public Safety and Public Interest [Adelaide]
Sunday July 18, 2021 - 10:15 AM
Elder Hall, North Terrace, University of Adelaide
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Free but registration is required.
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About the Show
The upheaval of the pandemic may have pushed the devastation of the 2019/20 fire season from many of our minds, but its long term impact remains very real for affected communities all around the country. As we prepare for a future where such destruction may become a regular occurrence, how can we better protect at-risk populations from disaster, and help them pick up the pieces if it does arrive? And in a time of heightened misinformation and fake news, how can the fourth estate keep the public informed, and ensure survivors aren’t forgotten when the next big story breaks?