Crisis Responder

Crisis simulation: preparing youth for Australia’s security challenges

Author: Alexi Heazle, Australian Crisis Simulation Summit

There is no doubt that Australia is entering a new era of heightened national security concerns. The Black Summer bushfire season highlighted inadequacies in climate-security thinking and disaster response policy in Australia. Although lessons were learned by the Coalition government, demonstrated in its relatively effective response to containing the spread of COVID-19, the widespread impacts of the pandemic were virtually impossible to predict.

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