Community Disaster Recovery for Local Government

Community Disaster Recovery for Local Government


Because Community Disaster Recovery is an extremely sensitive, timely and complex task, it is vitally important that prior thought and planning is undertaken to ready your Local Government to best to assist your community when help is most needed the most, in a period of trauma.

The resultant preparation will provide a solid framework to prepare the resilient community and greatly minimise the harm that can come from poor post-event recovery.  
This course will exercise, recovery group management, pre-event recovery planning, processes, the benefit of engaging with your community and an appreciation of the resources available to you.

This course is a must for Local Governments, to confidently understand and undertake the legislative responsibility to best serve their communities in their hour of greatest need.

*Previously the 'Manage Recovery Activities for Local Government' course*

Target Audience

CEOs, Elected Members, Managers and Officers who would like to enhance their role in emergency management and/or learn more about the recovery requirements for Local Government under the Emergency Management Act 2005.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing this course, participants should be able to:
  • Identify phases of recovery and key agencies using a Local Recovery Plan;
  • Coordinate the establishment and activities of a Local Recovery     Coordinating Group, the key positions and functions;
  • Identify and undertake key tasks as a Local Recovery Coordinator; and
  • Coordinate relevant emergency recovery financial arrangements.


9:00am - 4:30pm


$578.00 (Incl GST) - Face-to-face at WALGA

Cancellations, transfers and substitutions
  • Requested must be received in writing via email, letter or fax.
  • Cancellations received within 5 working days of the start of the course will incur a 20% administration fee of the full course cost.
  • Non-attendance or cancellations received within 2 working days of the start of the course will incur the full course fee.
  • Participants can only transfer course dates once without incurring the full fee.
  • Substitutions can be made at any time and no fee will be incurred.
Community Disaster Recovery for Local Government
  • Tuesday, 17 August 2021
  • Registration from 8.45AM
  • WALGA Office
    L1/170 Railway Parade
    West Leederville
  • $578.00 (Incl GST)
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