Dr Darja Kragt will talk about volunteer expectations and stereotypes. Photo: South Australia SES (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
With an average annual volunteer turnover of around 15 per cent across all volunteer services in WA, CRC researcher Dr Darja Kragt will explore what improvements are needed to better recruit, train and retain volunteers at AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ next month.
Left: Mark Thomason, Middle: A/Prof Chris Bearman, Right: CRC CEO Dr Richard Thornton launch the two checklists in Melbourne.
Two checklists that will help incident controllers better deal with the stress of emergency management and enhance teamwork before, during and after an incident were formally launched in Melbourne this week. Read about the Emergency Management Breakdown Aide Memoire and the Team Process Checklist here.
Photo: Tanel Teemusk (CC BY-SA 2.0)
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is looking for researchers to lead projects on grassland fire danger, environmental crime and guidelines for seizing wildlife. This research is being undertaken for the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.
Past and present CRC PhD students in Hobart.
If you would like to study natural hazards in New Zealand and would like to develop and enhance your research skills, then you could be eligible for new scholarship opportunities.
Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2018
What is the fire outlook across northern Australia for the bushfire season? Hazard Note 49 has all the details.
This special event showcased our research achievements to date, with nearly 200 people from across emergency management and policy hearing two days of how the findings are being put into practice.

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