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Experimental separated v-shaped fire conducted in the CSIRO Pyrotron. Photo: Andrew Sullivan, CSIRO
Hazard Note 61 details pioneering research that is developing the first, two-dimensional fire simulation model that can operate in faster than real time, while incorporating intrinsic, fire line dynamics.
: Prof Vivienne Tippett, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Chair Dr Katherine Woodthorpe, Dr Katharine Haynes, AFAC CEO Stuart Ellis and Chair of the CRC Advisory Committee Kylie Sproston.
Australian lives are being saved by Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research, which was recognised with the Cooperative Research Centres Association’s premier award.
Photo: South Australia SES
Electricity networks have considered their future research needs and have identified risk and vulnerability, stakeholder engagement, regulation and capturing data for better forecasting and modelling as their highest priorities.
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Hazard Note 60 explains research findings on diversity and inclusion in emergency management, highlighting key characteristics that enable diverse and inclusive organisations such as being strategic, collaborative, outward thinking, future focused, and empowerment of individuals.
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Emergency services have suspected that conflicting cues exist when warning messages are issued, but this is the first research to offer empirical evidence of the impact of conflicting cues and how they influence public behaviour in Australia.

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