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Below are research reports conducted about Emergency Alert.

Systematic Review of Reports on Emergency Alert

By the Centre for Risk and Community Safety, RMIT University
23 December 2011
PDF 345KB

Following the Black Saturday bushfires of 7 February 2009, a number of research reports and government led initiatives on community safety were developed. These include the Council of Australian Governments agreement to take immediate steps to enhance the country’s emergency management arrangements through the development of a telephone-based emergency warning system. This study presents a systematic review of reports on experiences of the telephone based emergency warning system, subsequently known as Emergency Alert, that became operational on 1 December 2009. Most of the reports are from Victoria.  

Assessment of the Effectiveness of Emergency Alert

By the Torrens Resilience Institute
30 July 2011
PDF 850 KB

The evaluation of Emergency Alert formed part of the National Emergency Management Projects scheme for 2010-11. National Emergency Management Projects aim to strengthen the nation‟s disaster resilience by supporting measures to strengthen communities, individuals, businesses and institutions to minimise adverse effects of disasters on Australia.