• 89 Citations
  • 4 h-Index

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Personal profile

Research interests

  • Collaborative and participatory research
  • Natural hazards and communities
  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Community development
  • Social networks
  • Graduate experiences and careers

Education/Academic qualification

Education, M Ed (TESOL), Queensland University of Technology

Human Geography, PhD, Macquarie University

Human Geography, MA, University of Auckland

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Research Outputs

Collective impact: a review of the peer-reviewed research

Ennis, G. & Tofa, M., 2 Jan 2020, In : Australian Social Work. 73, 1, p. 32-47 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Understanding bushfire risk, warnings and responses: lessons from the 2018 Reedy Swamp fire

    Whittaker, J., Haynes, K., Tofa, M., Wilkinson, C. & Taylor, M., 6 Mar 2020, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC. 126 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Open Access
  • Witnessing, saving, serving? A relational approach to community development in the suburbs of a global city

    Howitt, R., McLachlan, K., Tofa, M., Barkat, I., Misra, G., Moulds, N., Susanto, J., Osborne, P., Grenot, D., Rajan, N. & Yates, J., 2 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work. 39, 1, p. 90-110 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Behaviour around floodwater: challenges for floodwater safety and risk communication

    Taylor, M., Tofa, M., Haynes, K., McLaren, J., Readman, P., Ferguson, D., Rundle, S. & Rose, D., 31 Oct 2019, In : Australian Journal of Emergency Management. 34, 4, p. 40-47 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Bunbum ga dhä-yutagum: to make it right again, to remake

    Bawaka Country, Suchet-Pearson, S., Wright, S., Lloyd, K., Tofa, M., Burarrwanga, L., Ganambarr, R., Ganambarr-Stubbs, M., Ganambarr, B. & Maymuru, D., 27 Feb 2019, In : Social and Cultural Geography.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    Pasifika Connections Program Mentor

    Holly Doel-Mackaway (Other), Matalena Tofa (Other)
    1 May 20191 May 2020

    Activity: Other

    Risk Communication

    Matalena Tofa (Speaker), Melanie Taylor (Speaker)
    26 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk