About the Get Ready website, copyright and licensing information.

Get Ready website

The Get Ready website is operated by the National Emergency Management Agency(external link).

The National Emergency Management Agency provides leadership in reducing risk, being ready for, responding to and recovering from emergencies. It manages central government's response and recovery functions for national emergencies, and supports the management of local and regional emergencies.

The National Emergency Management Agency is an autonomous departmental agency hosted by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet(external link).

Copyright and licensing

Copyright material on the Get Ready website is protected by copyright owned by the National Emergency Management Agency on behalf of the Crown. Unless indicated otherwise for specific items or collections of content (either below or within specific items or collections), this copyright material is licensed for re-use under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence. In essence, you are free to copy, distribute and adapt the material, as long as you attribute it to National Emergency Management Agency and abide by the other licence terms. Please note that this licence does not apply to any logos, emblems and trade marks on the website or to the website's design elements. Those specific items may not be re-used without express permission.

For convenience and informational purposes only, this website provides links to other websites. These other sites may contain information that is the copyright of third parties and subject to restrictions on reuse. Permission to use copyrighted materials from other websites must be obtained from the copyright owner and cannot be obtained from the National Emergency Management Agency.

To view a copy of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/(external link)

How we use cookies

The Get Ready website uses “cookies” to collect information about your browsing habits, which helps us provide a better experience and deliver relevant advertising about emergency preparedness. Cookies are simple text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.

Third party organisations, including Google and Facebook collect certain information when you visit the Get Ready website in order to understand how the website is performing and to display our advertisements when you visit other websites.

Disabling/enabling cookies

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