Incident Management Systems


Extensive work was undertaken on understanding information flows in the Incident Management Teams (IMT) as part of earlier Bushfire CRC research.  However, the events of Black Saturday clearly showed gaps or impediments to information flow – particularly above the IMT level. 

This research looks at the models that influence the way in which information is passed on and sought out during an incident.  It particularly considers the implications and distortion these models create in incident management above the IMT.

Projects in this group

Better management of emergency incidents can reduce any adverse consequences on communities. As such, the aim of this project was to better understand how multi-agency emergency management coordination at regional and state levels could be improved.

The findings from the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal...

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