Julian Fell

Aggregating Emergency Alerts at The ABC

In the wake of the Black Summer bushfires, one of the key findings of a Royal Commission into Australia’s emergency preparedness identified the lack of a national aggregator for emergency alerts. Australians already turn to the ABC during times of crisis as our broadcast stations and news teams launch round-the-clock coverage and ensure threatened communities have access to the information they need.

The recently launched ABC Emergency website is an extension of our commitment to being Australia’s trusted source of emergency information and anticipated many of the Royal Commission’s findings.

Continue reading over on the ABC Digital Developers Blog.

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