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Every person and community has a unique story to tell

Navigating life after a disaster looks different for everyone and there is no single journey to recovery. 

Recovery begins while emergency response workers and operations are still occurring. 

We know people navigating life after disasters and hardship in Australia want to hear authentic stories of recovery and resilience.

To share your story get in touch by emailing digital@nema.gov.au.

Latest stories

12 June, 2024
On 10 June 2024, Disaster Relief Australia officially opened its National Operations Centre (NOC) in Brisbane.
30 May, 2024
On 22-23 May 2024, government and industry came together to prepare for future extreme space weather events.
28 May, 2024

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) recently participated in the Locate24 conference in Sydney.  

8 April, 2024

After a disaster, the faster communities recover the faster people can continue their lives. Businesses can open again, and local economies and social networks can re-establish and rebuild.

25 March, 2024

The weather events in Queensland in December 2023 and January 2024 caused significant damage, with strong winds, heavy rains, and widespread flooding.

20 March, 2024

Neurodiversity Celebration Week is dedicated to transforming the way neurodivergent individuals are perceived and supported, while creating a more inclusive environment to celebrate differences and empower every individual.

8 March, 2024

The severe weather and floods in February and June 2022 have caused significant damage to Aboriginal-owned social and cultural assets in communities across New South Wales.

6 March, 2024

The impact of bushfires can be devastating for families and individuals, particularly when it comes to damage or loss of their homes.

5 March, 2024

International Women's Day (IWD) is dedicated to recognising the achievements and contributions of women worldwide.