Christchurch earthquake

The waterfront at Wellington, New Zealand, will be the hub of the joint Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC annual conference in September.

2014 North Australia Bushfire Seasonal Outlook

Patchy areas of northern Australia face the prospect of an above normal bushfire season this year, due to above average rainfall in the months leading up to the main fire season.

The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for the Northern Territory, and northern Queensland and Western Australia, shows a mixed prospect mainly due to the high rainfall in most areas but an extended dry period across central and into southern Queensland.

Flooded house Victoria

Michael Rumsewicz (Research Manager) and I were invited to Parliament House in Canberra for the launch of the Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities latest report written by Deloitte Access Economics, titled Building an Open Platform for Natural Disaster Resilience Decisions.

Post fire field work

Australia will be linked into a global research effort into disaster risk reduction through the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.

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