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Macclesfield Disaster Resliency Task Groups

In late 2022, during a series of workshops facilitated by the Red Cross in conjunction with the Mount Barker Council and the Macclesfield Community Association task groups were formed by volunteers from the town to address identified issues in order to make Macclesfield better able to prepare for, respond to and recover from a disaster.


‘A coordinated community who knows how to support themselves and each other before, during and after an emergency’



MISSION : To collate and share accessible information about the resiliency projects as well as  preparation for, response to and recovery from an emergency.

CONTACT : Lynn Boyd   


MISSION : Develop a 72 hour emergency response plan for Macclesfield

MISSION : To create a Community Support Hub at the Institute

CONTACT : Wayne Liebech



MISSION : Maximise the number of people in our community with skills to respond to a medical  and other emergency

MISSION : Data base of all people/skills/equipment/vulnerabilities/etc. in the Macclesfield town and outlying areas

CONTACT : Karen Stephenson



MISSION : Organise functions that bring a diverse cross-section of town’s folk together

CONTACT : Graeme Milne

MISSION : Reinvigorate Maccy Mates and increase community awareness and support around mental health

CONTACT : Dennis Oldenhove


MISSION : To ensure the youth of Macclesfield feel connected, supported, heard and catered for.

CONTACT :  Karen Stephenson

MISSION : Development, implementation and management of plans, organisational structure, guidelines, and compliance.

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