Torrens Resilience Institute

The Torrens Resilience Institute has been established to improve the capacity of organisations and societies to respond to disruptive challenges which have the potential to overwhelm local disaster management capabilities and plans.

We aim to be a national and international centre of excellence through the development of advanced thinking in the concept of resilience. Our mission is to assist the Federal and State Governments, the emergency services, organisations and civil society enhance their leadership and management capabilities, and thus enable them to prepare for, and respond better to, disruptive challenges.

In addition to building national and community resilience within Australia, our work assists the Federal and State Governments achieve their foreign policy and humanitarian objectives by developing resilient national capacities in the countries of South East Asia and the Pacific Rim.

TRI incorporates:


Let's Talk Food Defence

Join Professor Paul Arbon (Torrens Resilience Institute), Dr Rebecca Hoile (World Health Organisation) and Industry Representatives to discuss:

  • The system of food production, supply and distribution in Australia
  • How we can protect this system and;
  • The various security and management approaches that can be adopted and applied to build resilience for food defence issues

Thursday September 27 2018 - Flinders University Victoria Square Campus

10:00am to 12:00pm

For further information or to RSVP please email