Australian Journal of Emergency Management (AJEM)

A quarterly journal of analysis, considered views, lessons learned and insights into current and future issues from researchers and practitioners at all levels of emergency management. 


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Monograph series



About AJEM

Australia's premier journal in emergency management covering all hazards and all emergencies

AJEM quarterlyFrom research to practice, global government to community engagement, AJEM facilitates discussion and debate across the emergency management sector. The Journal focuses on risk reduction, readiness, response and recovery, particularly for Australasia, New Zealand and the Pacific region. 

Research presented in AJEM is evidence-based and peer-reviewed; the Journal's academic reputation is highly regarded in both Australia and overseas.

AJEM is published as an open access publication under a Creative Commons [CC BY-NC] license. This allows the scientific community, those involved in emergency management and disaster resilience, and the general public to gain unlimited, free and immediate access to scholarly articles and industry news and views. Currently there are no page charges for authors.

AJEM is published by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience.

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Authors are advised to read the submission documents below prior to contacting AJEM.

Submission documents

Contributor guidelines (PDF 1.01MB)

Copyright release (PDF 760KB)

Editorial policy (PDF 991KB) 

Monograph series

Companion to the Australian Journal of Emergency Management

MonographThe Monograph series publishes ongoing and timely information in select topic areas of relevance to emergency management and disaster resilience in Australia and internationally.

The series publishes peer-reviewed research papers and news and views articles as independent publications that are consistent with the objectives and themes of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management.

The Monograph series was established in 2017 by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience.

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