The REDI application uses data to provide a calculation that considers repeat damage from natural disasters. This data is represented in a ‘heat map’ that identifies and highlights the most frequent and most costly damage sites. The application helps councils identify priority works and make informed decisions when it comes to future investment in stronger and more resilient infrastructure. (https://www.qra.qld.gov.au/REDI)
Learn how Damage Assessment and Reconstruction Monitoring (DARM) is conducted after a severe natural disaster or significant weather event, and how QRA uses this information to monitor and support reconstruction and recovery. (https://www.qra.qld.gov.au/darm)
It was after experiencing two catastrophic flooding events in both Canada and Australia that Water Resources Engineer Juliette Murphy developed FloodMapp — a real-time and predictive flood mapping service. (https://advance.qld.gov.au/whats-happening/stories-about-innovation/smart-system-provide-support-during-flood-events)
The developer of a super-speed online flood information portal that has been hailed as a big success in the Lockyer Valley is one of 21 Queensland firms to share in $2.4 million as part of the Queensland Government’s recent Ignite Ideas Fund round 8. (https://advance.qld.gov.au/innovative-flood-portal)
Advance Queensland’s Deadly Deals program has enabled Queensland Indigenous business, Solar Relief, to develop a portable power system that provides electricity anywhere, anytime (https://advance.qld.gov.au/queensland-indigenous-business-solar-relief-powers-ahead).
Through the Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger Program, the Queensland Government partners with First Nations communities to care for land and sea country, provide jobs and training and engage future generations (https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/plants-animals/conservation/community/land-sea-rangers).
The Disaster Management Research Framework (DMRF) supports collaboration between the tertiary and disaster management sectors and promotes the use of research by disaster managers (https://www.igem.qld.gov.au/disaster-management-research-framework).