Webinar Recording - The seat at the table

EMPA principles #1: The Seat at the Table

EMPA Director Rebecca Riggs chaired a discussion on EMPA Principle No1: ‘The Chair at the Table’, where experts discuss the need for communicators to be involved in decision making during emergencies.

Excellent communication is central to excellent operations. Communicators need a seat at the table and a voice in strategic decision making. They should understand, support, and influence operational objectives.”


Rebecca Riggs, EMPA Director
Michele Poole, 
Leah Hornibrook, QFES
Tony Pearce, Inspector-General for Emergency Management, Victoria 

DATE: Wednesday 24 November 2021

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