Australia21 hosted a conference in 2010 that examined the application of resilience thinking to public policy. The conference brought thinkers, researchers and policy makers together to determine how a resilience lens can help to build a brighter future in uncertain times.
Download Conference Booklet
Shaping Australia’s Resilience: Policy development for uncertain futures, Conference booklet 18-19 February 2010.
The conference theme was addressed in four categories – Overview, Conceptualisation, Diagnosis, Implementation.
Here is a selection of the papers
Dr Brian Walker: Resilience for the future
Greg Bourne: The resilience challenge
Professor Bob Douglas: Individual societal and systems resilience
Professor Quinten Grafton: Resilience thinking and economics
Dr Graham Marshall: Conceptualising resilience in environment, agriculture and water
Professor Bob Montgomery: Individual and organisational resilience
Professor Riane Eisler: Communities
Professor Stephen Dovers: Environmental Agriculture/Water- Implementation workshop
Dr Theresia Citraningtyas: Beyond Resilience. Transforming disaster by transforming ourselves and our systems
Robyn Archer AO: Resilience in the Arts