West Australian Conference

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Perth, Western Australia


Communicating with residents, stakeholders and lifeline organisations is critical to the resilience and safety of communities. Recent events have highlighted the need for effective disaster communications that can influence individuals and organisations to make the decisions they need to, quickly and comprehensively.

Emergency Media & Public Affairs (EMPA) is the only representative organisation of emergency service and disaster communications practitioners in the world.

Formed in 2006, EMPA holds annual conferences in Australia and New Zealand and funds research on disaster communications and community response and recovery.  It also administers an internationally recognised accreditation programme for those working in emergency public information management.


Who should attend the EMPA West Conference?

  • Communications professionals
  • Emergency services professionals
  • Response and recovery agencies
  • Local government communications and engagement staff
  • Public information managers
  • Public relations practitioners
  • Researchers
  • Social media specialists




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