Red Cross invites local organisations with an interest in emergency management to a presentation on Managing Collective Trauma Events, at the Northern Rivers Community Gateway in Lismore on Monday 12 November from 2-3.30pm. 

In recent years, in Australia and around the world, we have seen a spate of events that have been violent and traumatic, which have caused significant public and collective grief and horror. For example, the Martin Place Siege, the attacks on pedestrians in Bourke St Mall and Flinders St in Melbourne, the mass shooting in Margaret River, and other similar events. 

Red Cross has recently released some best practice guidelines for supporting communities impacted by these events. They provide organisations with advice and guidance to inform operational planning before, during, and after collective trauma events. 

Kate Brady (Red Cross National Recovery Adviser) co-authored the guidelines and will be in Lismore on 12 November to present on the key findings. 

Monday 12 November 2018  
Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm  
Venue: Northern Rivers Community Gateway, 76 Carrington St, Lismore  
RSVP: Please register interest by Monday 5 November to [email protected]  
More info: Cate 02 6622 3361 or [email protected] 

The guidelines are available on the Australian Red Cross website: 


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