Index of Editions

Hazard News is our periodic communications to our research partners, end users, participants and the general public. The content in each of the editions is actually published here on the website first, and then collected into editions for distribution via PDF.

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Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2018
July's Hazard News features the Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2018, and has the latest information on new research opportunities, PhD scholarships available in New Zealand and our mental health study with...
Dr Mel Taylor, EMPA research award 2018
Award winning research, Queen's Birthday Honours, new research opportunities and case studies on how to use research findings - it is all in Hazard News June 2018.
Science at the Shine Dome 2018
A summary of our independent review, coastal research focus, strengthening incident management and animal emergency management, and the program launch for our annual conference are all featured in May 2018's Hazard News.
Steve Sutton with end-users Mike Redford and Otto Campion from the Aboriginal Researcher Practitioners Network.
April 2018's Hazard News features all the news from the latest Research Advisory Forum, has a focus on PhD students and their research, showcases utilisation case studies on emergency warnings and using economics to...
NSW RFS Schools Program. Photo: Ben Shepherd NSW RFS
Educating children about disaster reduction, better fire mapping for carbon abatement, measuring resilience and how to understand who owns the risk - find out about all of this and more in March's edition of Hazard News.
12 February 2017 was amongst the most dangerous fire conditions in NSW history.
The first Hazard News for 2018 is jam-packed full of research news - fire research findings, utilisation case studies on wind engineering and fire mapping, plus information on the independent review of the CRC.
The last Hazard News for 2017 showcases all the best bits of our research, utilisation and engagement activities since 2013.
November update: Southern Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2017-18
Hear the latest from the CRC with a revised southern bushfire outlook, a wrap up of the Research Advisory Forum and a focus on demonstrating outcomes from the research.
Royal Park, Launceston, during the June 2016 flood. Photo Flickr upsticksngo_crew

With a fresh new look, October's Hazard News has the latest research on the economics of flood mitigation, news about PhD completions, a wrap of International Day for Disaster Reduction, and much more.

Hazard News September 2017 wraps up the CRC's annual conference, AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, and has all the details on the southern fire season, understanding risk ownership and assessing resilience.

Research Forum at Brisbane AFAC16

August 2017's Hazard News has a focus on research at AFAC17, while also highlighting insights from Black Saturday, a survey on cyclone preparedness and audio available to stream from Research Driving Change...

Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2017
July 2017's Hazard News wraps up the CRC's major event - Research Driving Change Showcase 2017, the launch of the national priorities for natural hazards research, as well as the northern bushfire outlook 2017 and much...
With the program now available, Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017 on 4-5 July is a must attend event for those working to improve the way Australia prepares for and responds to natural hazards emergencies.
Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017
All CRC research findings will be on show at our special event, Research Driving Change, in Adelaide on 4-5 July. Agenda preview out now.
Emergency workers responding to a call.
Detailed in April 2017's Hazard News is our research partnership with beyondblue on mental health in emergency services, how emergency volunteering is changing, research during Cyclone Debbie and register now for...
March 2017's Hazard News has all the details of our new research projects beginning in July, plus registrations open for our special Research Driving Change Showcase on 4-5 July.
Lots of news to kick off our first Hazard News for 2017 - you're invited to a special event to celebrate our research achievements in Adelaide on 4-5 July, plus research informing flood campaign.
A Year in Review 2015-16
Our Year in Review is out - recap all the highlights, and get all the important 2017 dates in your diary.
Season's Greetings 2016
Season's Greetings 2016
Postgraduate students at the ANU Research Advisory Forum
It has all been happening at the CRC in the last month, with a Research Advisory Forum in Canberra, research on bushfire modelling, more #AFAC16 research papers and a new Board member.
Panelists at 2016's International Day for Disaster Reduction.
October 2016's Hazard News wraps up International Day for Disaster Reduction and has research information on flood fatalities, fire safety and bushfire education.
Charitha Pattiaratchi discusses improving predictions of extreme water levels along the coast.

A huge post-conference edition of Hazard News wraps up the conference, has the details on new research projects and the bushfire outlook for southern Australia.

CRC researcher Andrew Gissing talking with the media.
A focus on science at AFAC16, community engagement and smarter spending for August 2016's Hazard News.
Bushfire outlook for Nth Australia 2016
July 2016's Hazard News has information on the CRC's northern fire season outlook, utilisation news, how you can help with PhD research and much more.
June 2016's Hazard News has news on the Research Forum earlybird deadline, disaster recovery insights and a focus on floods.
Deputy Secretary of the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, Peter Mooney, opens the Hobart RAF.
There is a lot going on right now at the CRC, and it is all in the May 2016 issue of Hazard News.
Panel discussion on fuel reduction at the Fire Behaviour and Fuels conference.
Fire fuels in focus is the feature of the April 2016 edition of Hazard News.
Dr Andrew Edwards (left) measures the diameter of a tree killed by the fire, while Grigorijs Goldbergs (right) records the data.
Out and about with CRC researchers is the focus of the March 2016 edition of Hazard News.
CRC students at our 2015 conference in Adelaide.
February 2016's edition of Hazard News has opportunities for students, a chance to be part of research, updates from PhD students and information about conference abstracts and workshops.
Flood hazard
Plenty happening to kick off 2016 - opinion, news, research, Hazard Notes, conferences and videos.
Christmas card 2017

Season's Greetings 2017.

2014-2015 annual report cover
In this bumper final 2015 edition of Hazard News we look at some of the highlights of the year, announce a new national disaster resilience institute, and direct the reader to loads of new online research content.
This November 2015 edition of Hazard News has information about our research refinement, an update to the Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook and details of our new Quick Response Fund to support research in...
The panel for our 2015 International Day for Disaster Reduction event.
The October 2015 edition of Hazard News wraps up our International Day for Disaster Reduction event, highlights our PhD students performing well in Three Minute Thesis competitions, and has news from the wildfire...
Keynote talk by Dr Rowan Douglas, CEO Capital Science & Policy Practice, Willis Group
It was a big week in Adelaide in the first week of September for our annual conference, with this edition of Hazard News covering the conference from all angles - proceedings, awards, announcements and views from CRC...
Photo by CFA Communities and Communication

It is National Science Week, and the August 2015 edition of Hazard News showcases the science underway at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC - estimating bushfire risk post-cyclone, the...

Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2015

The July 2015 Hazard News has news on the northern Australia fire season, a project on looking out for volunteers, and new videos and podcasts from researchers and end users on how the research is helping...

Dr Kat Haynes accepts her award from Karen Andrews MP.
The June 2015 edition of Hazard News highlights the high achievements of CRC researchers. Time has also arrived to get the early bird price for the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC & AFAC conference.
Chair of the AFAC15 conference committee Chris Beattie (SA SES) launches the 2015 program

The May 2015 edition of Hazard News covers the launch of the program for our annual conference with AFAC, and has all the details on a special edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management...

A lady examines before and after photos from the 2011 tsunami.
The April 2015 edition of Hazard News features the experiences of our researchers and end users at the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan, wraps up the Research Advisory Forum in Sydney, and...
The 2014 Research Forum in Wellington was a sell out.
The March 2015 edition of Hazard News includes the full proceedings from 2014's Research Forum, post-bushfire interview study findings, details of the our representation at the World Conference on Disaster Risk...
Adelaide Hills bushfire, January 2015. Photo: Chris Bastian, CFS
In the first edition of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Hazard News for 2015, we bring you news about research following recent bushfires in South Australia, conference abstracts closing soon, details on the next...
In the final 2014 edition of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Hazard News, we bring you news from our Research Advisory Forum, our updated seasonal bushfire outlook for Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, and...
Interational Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2014 - ANU
This October 2014 edition of the BNHCRC Hazard News gives a run down of our recent events.
2014 annual conference in Wellington
Hazard News - September 2014 - all the conference news and more.
TSB Arena Wellington
Hazard News August 2014 - one week till the Annual Conference in Wellington.
2014 North Australia Bushfire Seasonal Outlook
July edition of the BNHCRC Hazard News
BNH CRC launch Parliament House Canberra 10 December 2013
Hazard News - June 2014 edition.
Launch of 2014 conference program

In this edition of Hazard News we tell you about the speakers for our annual conference in Wellington, the Board meeting in Hobart, the transition of Bushfire CRC research, and progress in volunteer research.

RAF in Adelaide

Projects take shape with three days of discussion

In this first edition of the BNHCRC Hazard News we bring you news from our first Research Forum in Adelaide, some profiles of research...

AFAC17 logo

AFAC17 logo

All the resources from our 2017 conference

National research priorities for natural hazards

National research priorities for natural hazards

National priorities for research

The Sir Ivan fire. Photo: Nick Moir, Fairfax Media

The Sir Ivan fire. Photo: Nick Moir, Fairfax Media

Research findings from 2017 NSW fires

Four years of highlights

Bushfire planning with kids ebook