Articles and Papers

Molino Stewart staff have written papers and articles on a broad range of environment and natural hazards topics.  These are free to download here.

Editorials and Articles

Opinion Editorial: Buildings resist bushfires, earthquakes and cyclones - but not floods - Sydney Morning Herald 10/02/11

Opinion Editorial: Levees a better long term solution than levies - The Australian 31/01/11

Opinion Editorial: Floods Teach Tough Lessons, But Are We Learning? - Jan 2011

Article: Climate-Induced Human Change - Floodplain Manager Vol 5, No. 1 February 2009

Article: Flood Insurance - Risky Business - Floodplain Manager Vol 4, No 5 October 2008

Article: Levees - Defence or Disaster - Floodplain Manager, Vol 4, No. 4 August 2008

Article: Brisbane Getting Wiser - Floodplain Manager, Vol 4, No.3 June 2008
Article: Out of the Flood and Into the Fire - Floodplain Manager, Vol 4, No. 2 April 2008

Article: Self Education Best Preparation - Floodplain Manager, Vol 3, No. 1 February 2007
Article: Is One in One Hundred Enough - Floodplain Manager, Vol 2, No. 3 June 2006
Article: How Many Homes Can Flood - Floodplain Manager, Vol 2, No. 2 April 2006

Article: Brisbane Gets Serious - Floodplain Manager Vol 1, No. 6: December 2005

Article: A Flood Resistant Building Code - Floodplain Manager Vol 1, No. 4: August 2005

 

Environment Papers:

Baguley, S., Good, K. (2015) Working with Councils to Achieve Best Practice Stormwater Management in the Sydney Catchment Area, 9th International Water Sensitive Urban Design Conference and 3rd International Erosion Control Association National Conference.

Baguley, S. 2013, Roadside Corridor Management in Regional New South Wales, 

Dufty, N, 2010, Leading practice in the environmental management of New South Wales linear reserves-the role of the NSW Roadside Environment Committee, Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation, vol. 19, no. 2, p. 5.

 

Natural Hazards Papers:

Webber, D., Gissing, A., Dufty, N., Bird, D. (2017) Community Participation in Emergency Planning: NSW State Emergency Service case study, Australian Journal of Emergency Management, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp.  28-34

Dall'Osso, F., Dominey-Howes, D., Tarbotton, C., Summerhayes, S., Withycombe, G. (2016) Revision and improvement of the PTVA-3 model for assessing tsunami building vulnerability using "international expert judgement": introducing the PTVA-4 model, Natural Hazards, Volume 83, Issue 2, pp. 1229-1256

Dufty, N. (2016) Twitter turns ten: its use to date in disaster management, Australian Journal of Emergency Management Volume 31, Issue 2, 2016

Dufty, N. (2014)  Community Resilience and Early Warning Systems, lecture at the University of the West of England

Dufty, N. (2014) An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Early Warning Systems Used in Australia, International Conference on Disaster Mitigation & Adaption (DMA) Taiwan

Dufty, N. (2014) Opportunities for Disaster Resilience Learning in the Australian Curriculum, The Australian Journal of Emergency Management Volume 29, No. 1, January 2014

Dufty, N. (2014) What Is Disaster Resilience Education?, Australian and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

Dufty, N. (2013) Evaluating Emergency Management After An Event: Gaps & Suggestions, The Australian Journal of Emergency Management Volume 28, No. 4, October 2013

Dufty, N. (2013) Recent Research In Community Disaster Education And Its Implications For Emergency Management, The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) 2013 Annual Conference

Dufty, N. (2012) Using Social Media To Build Community Disaster Resilience, The Australian Journal of Emergency Management Volume 27, No. 1, February 2012

Dufty, N. (2012) (with Heather Stevens, Stuart Waters, and Greg Giles) Sea no Evil, Hear no Evil - Community Engagement on Adaptation to Sea Level Change, 21st NSW Coastal Conference

Dufty, N., Morrison T. (2012) Towards a Resilient Sydney: research into the role of emergency management in climate change adaptation (research summary)

Dufty, N., (2011) Community and stakeholder consultation for the Lake Macquarie Waterway Flood Management Plan (report)

Dufty, N., (2011) Engagement or Education?, The Australian Journal of Emergency Management Volume 26, No. 3, July 2011

Dufty, N., (2009)  Natural Hazards Education In Australian Schools: How Can We Make It More Effective?, The Australian Journal of Emergency Management Vol. 24 No. 2, May 2009

Dufty, N., (2008) A New Approach To Community Flood Education, The Australian Journal of Emergency Management Vol. 23 No. 2, May 2008

 

Flood Management Papers:

Dufty, N. (2018) Workshop Activity Book: How can we improve community engagement for floodplain management? 58th National FMA Conference, Gold Coast, Qld

Molino, S., Dall'Osso, F. (2018) Flash Mob - preparing a Music Festival for Floods, 58th National FMA Conference, Gold Coast, Qld

Dufty, N. (2018) Putting the Community into Total Flood Warning Systems, 58th National FMA Conference, Gold Coast, Qld

Dall'Osso, F., Molino, S., Hackney, P. (2018) Flood Evacuation Options for a Major Australian CBD, 58th National FMA Conference, Newcastle

Molino, S., Gray, L., Dall'Osso, F. (2017) Developing a Practical Shelter In Place Policy: A Case Study In Fairfield, 57th National FMA Conference, Newcastle

Molino, S., Mirfenderesk, H. (2017) On Site Flood Emergency Management: Setting a Standard, 57th National FMA Conference, Newcastle

Dufty, N. (2017) How Can We Improve Community Engagement For Floodplain Management?, 57th National FMA Conference, Newcastle

Dall'Osso, F., Dominey-Howes., D., Summerhayes, S., Withycombe, G. (2017) Comparative Damage Assessment for Storms, Tsunamis and Sea Level Rise in Sydney, 57th National FMA Conference, Newcastle

Morrison, T., Molino, S. (2016) Floodplain Management Innovation to Facilitate City Growth, FMA National Conference

Dufty, N. (2016) A Society-First Approach To Flood Mitigation, FMA National Conference

Molino, S (2016) Solving Complex Flood Evacuation Challenges, poster presentation, FMA National Conference

Armstrong, E., (2016) Can Flood Damages Guide Planning Levels? poster presentation, FMA National Conference

Dufty N., Hyde A., Webber D., Berthold I., Armstrong E. (2015) Measuring community flood awareness and preparedness in the Maitland area and Lower Hunter Valley, NSW, The Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC)

Molino, S., Armstrong, E., (2015) Rethinking Flooding as a Town Planning Opportunity not a Constraint, FMA National Conference

Molino, S, (2015) Are We Undervaluing Business Losses?, FMA National Conference

Dufty, N., (2015) Why Getting People to Write an Emergency Plan May Not be the Best Approach,FMA National Conference

Molino, Davison, Tagg, Cinque (2014) Are There Better Ways To Quantify Flood Risk To Life?, Australia & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference

Molino, S., Morrison, T., Roso, S. (2013) Application of the Holistic Risk Based Framework in Floodplain Planning , NSW FMA Annual Conference

Dufty, N. (2013) (with Steven Molino) Reviewing Total Flood Warning Systems, 8th Victorian Flood Conference

Dufty, N. (2013) The Importance of Connected Communities to Flood Resilience, 8th Victorian Flood Conference

Dufty, N. (2012) Community Flood Education and Awareness in Fairfield City (Report) 

Molino, S., Morrison, T., Howard, M., Opper, S. (2013) A Technical Guideline for the Use of the SES Timeline Evacuation Model in Flood Evacuation PlanningNSW FMA Annual Conference

Dufty, N. (2012) Learning for Disaster Resilience, Australia & New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management Conference, 2012

Molino, S. (2012) How much risk should we take? Developing a framework for holistic risk based floodplain planning, NSW FMA Annual Conference 2012

Molino, S. and Karwaj, A. (2012) Do we understand what is an acceptable floodrisk? The people of Australia have their say, NSW FMA Annual Conference 2012

Dufty, N. (2012) Why are people so unkind? Unravelling community response to floodplain and emergency management, NSW FMA Annual Conference 2012

Dufty, N. (2011) Engagement or Education? The Australian Journal of Emergency Management, Vol 26, No 3, July 2011.

Molino, S. and Karwaj, A. (2011) Are Warnings Working? Achievements and Challenges in Getting Communities to Respond, NSW FMA Annual Conference 2011

Dufty, N. (2011) Implications of Recent Research in Community Flood Education, NSW FMA Annual Conference 2011

Dufty, N. (2010) A New Approach to Community Flood Education, Victorian Flood Conference 2010

Molino, S. (2010) Flood Risk Mapping. A Risky Business, NSW FMA Annual Conference 23-26 February 2010, Gosford.

Molino, S. and Karwaj, A. (2009) From River to Resident: Findings on flood warnings effectiveness and response, Natural Hazards Warning Conference, Milan Italy 2009

Molino, S. (2009) Unifying Flood Information - The Victorian Flood Web Portal, NSW FMA Annual Conference 2009

Molino, S. (2008) How do you improve community response to warnings? NSW FMA Annual Conference 2008

Webber, D. and Dufty, N. (2008) Being Prepared - Community Flood Education Planning in NSW, NSW FMA Annual Conference 2008.

Molino, S. (2007) Business Responsibility in Vulnerable Coastal Regions. Planning, Response, Business Continuity: Coastal Cities Natural Disasters, 20-21 February 2007, Sydney.

Molino, S. (2007) Think or Swim - Planning Developments so Lifebuoys Aren't Needed.

Opper, S., Gissing, A., Molino, S. and Edwards, G. (2006) To Flee or Not To Flee: An Evaluation of Warning and Evacuation Effectiveness.

Molino, S. (2005) The Po River: 2000 Years of Lessons.

Molino, S. and Gissing, A. (2005) Lessons from the Past are not Always Used: Business Flood Preparedness in Two NSW Communities.

Molino, S. (2004) Floodplain Development: What Merits Assessment?

Molino, S. and Huybrechs, J. (2004) Do Education Strategies Sink and Communities Swim? Evaluation of the Woronora Preparedness Strategy Five Years On

Molino, S. (2003) Dismantling Human Barriers to Flood Warning.

Molino, S., Begg, G. and Opper, S. (2002) Bells and Whistles, Belts and Braces - Designing an Integrated Flood Warning System for the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley: Part 2 - Belts and Braces - Designing an Integrated System.

Molino, S., Begg, G., Stewart, L. and Opper, S. (2001) Bells and Whistles, Belts and Braces - Designing an Integrated Flood Warning System for the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley: Part 1 - Bells and Whistles - Available Technologies.

Molino, S. and Rogers, M. (1999) New Flood Preparedness Ideas for an Inexperienced Urban Community, NSW Floodplain Management Authorities 39th Annual Conference, Tamworth 1999.