Here are some tools to support recognition of the role of NGOs in disaster resilience.
The NCOSS Advocacy Toolkit provides an overview of the tools and strategies used by NCOSS to achieve positive change for people experiencing poverty and disadvantage.
The NCOSS High Cost of Doing Business report puts forward practical, common-sense steps – identified in collaboration with our participant organisations – that funding bodies can take to lessen the administrative and management overload and support the sustainable provision of essential services.
Impact Economics & Policy for NCOSS report series Aftershock Addressing the Economic and Social Costs of the Pandemic and Natural Disasters
The work of NGOs during COVID is highlighted in the report The Other Frontline: The essential role of place-based NGOs during the Delta and Omicron COVID-19 outbreaks in NSW.
NSW Parliamentary Committee on Community Services Inquiry into Improving crisis communications to culturally and linguistically diverse communities - NCOSS & Muslim Women Australia Submission.
Fire to Flourish is a five-year transdisciplinary program led by Monash University working at the intersection of disaster resilience and community development.
Local Community Services Association Resilience Through Disasters Report outlines the roles, responses, and resilience of neighbourhood and community centres through times of crisis.
The Beyond Disasters website contains research from the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. The areas of focus include: children and schools, program evaluations, democracy and community engagement, social networks, First Nations community recovery, COVID-19 research, recovery capitals, and the impacts of multiple disasters.
Societal Fault Lines: The Independent COVID Review An independent panel, led by Professor Peter Shergold, asked: “What can Australia learn from the COVID-19 pandemic to be better prepared for the next health crisis?”. The Paul Ramsay Foundation, Minderoo and the John & Myriam Wylie Foundation funded this independent review to report into the nation’s handling of the crisis that unfolded around the COVID-19 pandemic.