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Margaret Moreton

Margaret Moreton

Biography

Margaret works with communities to assist them to identify, understand and strengthen their assets, to prepare for all hazards, and to strengthen their resilience to recover from emergencies including fires, flood and cyclones, and other crises and challenges.

She advises and works with all levels of government, with non-government organizations and on the ground in communities.  She translates and liaises between these sectors and advocates for the resilience of communities and the importance of community voice.

Margaret has a PhD in community resilience, is a member of the IAP2, a graduate of the AICD and is active in a number of advisory roles including the ACT (Ministerial) Bushfire Council (2017-2020), the Australian Vulnerability Partnership – National Resilience Taskforce, and the Disaster Resilience Education Strategy Group.