2021 Glenda Powell Travelling Fellow

Professor Paul Arbon is the 2021 Glenda Powell Travelling Fellow who will present on the 2021 Hot Topic, Disasters and Resilience. 

Professor Arbon is the Director of the Torrens Resilience Institute and Professor of Nursing (Population Health) at Flinders University. He is Past President of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, former Dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Flinders University, a member the International Health Regulations Roster of Experts, Member of the World Health Organisation, Health Security Interface, Technical Advisory Group, Editorial Board Member of the disaster health journal Pre Hospital and Disaster Medicine.

Paul’s current research includes disaster resilience through community capacity and organisational capacity building and is a perfect fit to deliver our 2021 Hot Topic, Disasters and resilience.

We are grateful and proud that Paul has accepted and will conduct sessions in 2021. 

2021 Glenda Powell Travelling Fellow events

In light of the travel restrictions and public health imperatives associated with the COVID-19 pandemic once again for 2021, the first event to be hosted by AAG NSW Division had to pivot to an online format.  Thank you Paul for being accommodating to deliver online.

Aug 23 - AAG NSW Hosted - 'The road to resilience - Life lessons in disaster recovery for older Australians' 

November 03 -  'A conversation with Prof Paul Arbon - “Disasters and recovery - the case for resilience in an uncertain world' an interview with Keryn Curtis shown after the 2021 AAG AGM and AAG Research Trust Update - Click here to view the recording.

November 23 - AAG WA Hosted - 'Information disorder: health and the information revolution'

Pease keep your eyes open over the coming months from AAG about the sessions Paul will be delivering.


Click here to read the interview with Paul that appeared in Aged Care News on the 8th September.