Fire To Flourish
Fire to Flourish is a five-year transdisciplinary program led by Monash University working at the intersection of disaster resilience and community development. Working in partnership with four communities across New South Wales and Victoria affected by the 2019/20 Australian bushfire season, Fire to Flourish aims to support communities to lead their own recovery, co-create foundations for long-term resilience and wellbeing, and disrupt cycles of entrenched disadvantage. We recognise that communities are experts in their own lived experience. By harnessing the power of local leadership and action, the Program will trial and scale a new model of community-led resilience, amplified through partnerships with government, philanthropic, not-for-profit and private sector organisations.