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A Bias in Disaster Management Policy

Photo: NASA.

by Lex Drennan

Government disaster management policy is premised on an objective approach to risk assessment and mitigation. A very simple equation shows the factors that inform this assessment:

Risk = Likelihood (p) x Consequence

This may not seem like a particularly new or important observation. Yet this almost...

A Middle Ground

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A podcast for ideas and reasoned argument

A Middle Ground stands firmly in the shadow of Samuel Griffith, Minister and Premier of Queensland, the first Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia following federation.

Griffith was renowned for his capacity to see both...