Articles by Michael Tarrant


Michael has worked in education and research in disaster management for the past 25 years. He was an Assistant Director leading research and development at the Australian Emergency Management Institute (1997-2012). He holds adjunct appointments; including Associate Professor in the Public Health Faculty at Queensland University of Technology and in the Department of Tropical Medicine at James Cook University Townsville. He has presented to conferences, run courses and workshops in Thailand, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, Philippines, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Italy, China, Switzerland, England, Canada and the US. He is an Advisory Board Member for a range of organizations and projects including the NERAG Review and SIMTEC (Vancouver Canada). Since 1996 Michael has worked at a national level as member of Standards Australia, Risk Management Committee and is a joint author of the Australian Standard on Business Continuity-Managing Disruption Related Risk AS/NZS 5050 and risk management handbooks. He has written and contributed to a wide range of emergency management publications over many years. He is a technical expert to three ISO TC 223 working groups on societal security.