INQ286

Recommendations for this Inquiry

INQ-ref REC-UID CODE SubCode SrcNUM Recommendation
INQ286 REC286-2032 F - Research and technology 26 - Research Proposed heatwave treatment option

Quantify the effect of heatwaves on vulnerable people.

INQ286 REC286-2050 B - Preparedness 1 - Land-use and building regs Proposed landslide treatment option

Ensure landuse planning and building systems, including appeal mechanisms, are transparent, equitable and integrated at the municipal, State and national levels.

INQ286 REC286-2051 B - Preparedness 1 - Land-use and building regs Proposed landslide treatment option

Establish arrangements to enable the buy-back of specified landslip prone land.

INQ286 REC286-2052 A - Responsibility 22 - Role of local Gvt Proposed landslide treatment option

Undertake local level emergency management planning for areas at risk of debris flow.

INQ286 REC286-2053 E - Agency Organisation 40 - Equipment and consumables Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Personal protective equipment (masks, gowns, gloves, goggles) – enhance stocktake methods.

INQ286 REC286-2054 E - Agency Organisation 40 - Equipment and consumables Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Personal protective equipment (masks, gowns, gloves, goggles) – review supply/distribution arrangements.

INQ286 REC286-2055 E - Agency Organisation 29 - Operational Health and Safety Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Personal protective equipment (masks, gowns, gloves, goggles) – review fit-testing vs fit-checking.

INQ286 REC286-2056 B - Preparedness 39 - Disaster Risk Management Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Review Ambulance Tasmania surge capacity.

INQ286 REC286-2057 E - Agency Organisation 16 - Training and behaviour Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Provide training sessions to GPs to improve their understanding of their roles, options and obligations relating to human influenza pandemic.

INQ286 REC286-2058 A - Responsibility 24 - Govt responsibility Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Clarify the relationship between the DHHS and THS in the establishment of flu services.

INQ286 REC286-2059 A - Responsibility 24 - Govt responsibility Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Enhance business continuity planning by the Tasmanian Health Service.

INQ286 REC286-2060 E - Agency Organisation 32 - Doctrine, standards, and reform Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Develop a flexible plan for establishing flu-specific services.

INQ286 REC286-2061 B - Preparedness 41 - Emergency Management exercises Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Review and exercise the Tasmanian Mass Vaccination Plan.

INQ286 REC286-2062 E - Agency Organisation 32 - Doctrine, standards, and reform Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Review State Special Emergency Plan: Human Influenza Pandemic Emergencies.

INQ286 REC286-2063 A - Responsibility 24 - Govt responsibility Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Review Tas Govt interoperability arrangements.

INQ286 REC286-2049 B - Preparedness 39 - Disaster Risk Management Proposed landslide treatment option

Pro-actively manage landslide areas.

INQ286 REC286-2048 F - Research and technology 26 - Research Proposed landslide treatment option

Conduct research into changes of owners’ and occupiers stated and revealed risk tolerance and preference for treatment measures before and after natural hazard events.

INQ286 REC286-2047 D - Recovery 6 - Insurance and legal liability Proposed landslide treatment option

Raise public awareness of the limitations of general insurance relating to landslide.

INQ286 REC286-2033 A - Responsibility 24 - Govt responsibility Proposed heatwave treatment option

Incorporate heatwave surge response planning into business continuity planning.

INQ286 REC286-2034 A - Responsibility 9 - Community education Proposed heatwave treatment option

Improve community educational information.

INQ286 REC286-2035 A - Responsibility 9 - Community education Proposed heatwave treatment option

Include heatwave in existing preparedness programs.

INQ286 REC286-2036 E - Agency Organisation 16 - Training and behaviour Proposed landslide treatment option

Provide information on landslide hazards and risks to decision makers.

INQ286 REC286-2037 B - Preparedness 1 - Land-use and building regs Proposed landslide treatment option

Make property level information on landslide hazards publicly available

INQ286 REC286-2038 B - Preparedness 1 - Land-use and building regs Proposed landslide treatment option

Monitor effectiveness of new Land Use Planning reforms to evaluate effectiveness of delivering desired outcomes.

INQ286 REC286-2039 B - Preparedness 41 - Emergency Management exercises Proposed landslide treatment option

Nuance the exercises for flood / dam-break / debris flow to incorporate consideration.

INQ286 REC286-2040 B - Preparedness 1 - Land-use and building regs Proposed landslide treatment option

Further development of Landslide Hazard Banding of the State (MRT).

INQ286 REC286-2041 A - Responsibility 22 - Role of local Gvt Proposed landslide treatment option

Development mechanisms to support small councils to manage treatment across the PPRR spectrum (across all hazards).

INQ286 REC286-2042 E - Agency Organisation 32 - Doctrine, standards, and reform Proposed landslide treatment option

Increased regulation of landslide risk assessment.

INQ286 REC286-2043 A - Responsibility 22 - Role of local Gvt Proposed landslide treatment option

Assessment of council’s capacity to manage land effectively.

INQ286 REC286-2044 B - Preparedness 1 - Land-use and building regs Proposed landslide treatment option

Develop linkages between landslide risk assessors and building engineers/structural works.

INQ286 REC286-2045 F - Research and technology 26 - Research Proposed landslide treatment option

Investigate the potential effectiveness of economic and financial mechanisms to manage the risk appetites of land owners.

INQ286 REC286-2046 B - Preparedness 1 - Land-use and building regs Proposed landslide treatment option

Incentivising safer sites (charge people less rates and discounts for defensive actions by land managers).

INQ286 REC286-2064 A - Responsibility 35 - Business and Industry in relation to industry Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Encourage businesses to consider human influenza pandemics in business continuity planning.

INQ286 REC286-2065 E - Agency Organisation 16 - Training and behaviour Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Deliver human influenza pandemic training and exercises in THS and other key organisations.

INQ286 REC286-2066 B - Preparedness 39 - Disaster Risk Management Proposed pandemic influenza treatment option

Advocate for an National Notifiable Diseases Database.

INQ286 REC286-2084 B - Preparedness 10 - Electricity infrastructure Proposed severe storm treatment option

Establish emergency services ICT redundancy arrangements for damage loss of communications infrastructure.

INQ286 REC286-2085 A - Responsibility 9 - Community education Proposed severe storm treatment option

Up-skill isolated communities in emergency PPRR skills.

INQ286 REC286-2086 E - Agency Organisation 32 - Doctrine, standards, and reform Proposed severe storm treatment option

Develop SOP for recovery package.

INQ286 REC286-2087 B - Preparedness 41 - Emergency Management exercises Proposed severe storm treatment option

Develop and exercise Severe Storm Emergency Management Plan.

INQ286 REC286-2088 A - Responsibility 9 - Community education Proposed severe storm treatment option

Develop a community education strategy for when to call 000, 131 444, and 132 500.

INQ286 REC286-2089 B - Preparedness 39 - Disaster Risk Management Proposed severe storm treatment option

Identify and analyse statewide storm hazard risk.

INQ286 REC286-2090 F - Research and technology 26 - Research Proposed tsunami treatment option

Increase understanding of the Puysegur Trench dynamics to improve certainty around the likelihood and magnitude of future Tsunamis.

INQ286 REC286-2091 E - Agency Organisation 37 - Funding Proposed tsunami treatment option

Investigate the costs and benefits in enhancing the current Tsunami detection buoy network.

INQ286 REC286-2092 F - Research and technology 26 - Research Proposed tsunami treatment option

Investigate usefulness of satellite data for PPRR (prevention, preparedness, response, recovery) planning.

INQ286 REC286-2092 E - Agency Organisation 37 - Funding Proposed tsunami treatment option

Ensure sufficient investment in controls across the PPRR spectrum with a focus on Prevention and Mitigation.

INQ286 REC286-2093 E - Agency Organisation 37 - Funding Proposed tsunami treatment option

Investigate the costs and benefits in enhancing the current Tsunami warning arrangements with signage and audible warning systems at key exposed locations (e.g. Port Arthur and Kingston Beach).

INQ286 REC286-2094 F - Research and technology 13 - Mapping and data quality Proposed tsunami treatment option

Deliver updated inundation mapping.

INQ286 REC286-2095 E - Agency Organisation 37 - Funding Proposed tsunami treatment option

Investigate the costs and benefits of delivering a public education and awareness program.

INQ286 REC286-2096 E - Agency Organisation 32 - Doctrine, standards, and reform Proposed tsunami treatment option

Review current all-hazards emergency management arrangements to evaluate if they adequately address Tsunami response and recovery requirements.

INQ286 REC286-2083 A - Responsibility 9 - Community education Proposed severe storm treatment option

Enhance the community development program.