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Melissa Daley

Melissa Daley

NSW State Emergency Service

Melissa specialised in local government for over 20 years, mostly at Sutherland Shire Council spatially enabling council information and business intelligence processes including award-winning Shire Maps, LEP mapping tool and map series development. She won the NSW Next-Gen Emerging Leaders Award with Local Government Managers Australia in 2013. A recent move to the NSW State Emergency Service as Manager Geospatial Intelligence Systems has enabled her leadership to maximise the geospatial capabilities in emergency management at NSW SES and expand her networks in geospatial intelligence. Today her team administer the NSW Flood Data Portal with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment on behalf of government, forming a strategic flood database, and are strengthening the field operator capabilities using geospatial tools to increase storm and flood intelligence for improved situational awareness.