Index of Editions

Hazard Notes are our series of topically-focused research insights. The series gives a summary of findings or to-date progress for one of the CRC's research themes or projects.

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Royal Park, Launceston, during the June 2016 flood. Photo Flickr upsticksngo_crew
Hazard Note 40 investigates flood mitigation in Launceston, comparing the benefits...
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Photo by South Australia SES
Hazard Note 39 reports on research that has developed an index of disaster resilience,...
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With most of Australia experiencing a combination of above average temperatures and below...
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Powerlines impacted by Black Saturday, Strathewen. Photo: David Bruce, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
Hazard Note 37 looks at research that has identified three decision making areas where...
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Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2017
Hazard Note 36 is the Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2017.
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Planning for animals during an emergency adds another layer of complexity.
By highlighting the impact of animals on the behaviours of people in natural hazards,...
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This study is investigating how organisations can improve their capacity to learn through experience. Photo: New Zealand Fire Service
No organisation can forgo learning. Hazard Note 34 helps agencies to ‘learn how to learn...
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Incident management during the 2015 Sampson Flat fire in South Australia. Photo Mark Thomasson, CFS
Hazard Note 33 explains two tools developed to help emergency management teams strengthen...
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KBDI and the rescaled JASMIN soil dryness for the State Mine fire in NSW, Oct 2013.
This research has developed a prototype, high-resolution soil-moisture analysis system...
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Eroding section of Old Bar Beach showing exposed rock at the foot of the dune.
Coastal erosion is an ongoing problem for some populated areas of the Australian coast.
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This research is informing education campaigns for flood safety. Photo: South Australia State Emergency Service
Research has developed ways to help emergency managers and planners better understand...
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The research team uses a river surveyor acoustic doppler profiler to measure the topography of the Clarence River upstream of Grafton in NSW. Photo: Stefania Grimaldi
Hazard Note 29 explains research that is integrating remote sensing data on soil moisture...
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VGI in disaster management. Photo by Billy Haworth
Hazard Note 28 covers PhD research findings into the role of volunteered geographic...
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Mud Army and SES volunteers working together at the 2011 Queensland floods. Photo: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
Hazard Note 27 identifies key shifts in the volunteering landscape as a whole, and...
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Kapernicks Bridge in the Lockyer Valley, Queensland, has been assessed for its vulnerability to earthquakes, as well as retrofitting options. Photo Hessam Mohsen.
Hazard Note 26 covers the Hardening buildings and infrastructure cluster, which is...
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Researcher Graeme Riddell shows SA end-users aspects of the decision support system. Photo Tim Allan
Hazard Note 25 covers the Economics and strategic decisions cluster of projects, which...
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The Blue Mountains fires in 2013 have provided a wealth of research data that has helped RFS change their approach to bushfire safety. Photo by Gary P Hayes, supplied by NSW RFS.
Hazard Note 24 investigates a weather phenomenon known as mountain waves, which has...
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An updated Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook has been released following...
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Dr Marta Yebra conducting a grassland fire experiment. Photo: Carolina Luiz
Hazard Note 22 covers the Monitoring and prediction cluster of projects, which are...
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Tostaree fire, Victoria, February 2011. Photo: Gail Wright, DELWP.
Hazard Note 21 gives an overview of the Next generation fire modelling cluster of...
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Most flood fatalities occur when victims attempt to cross floodwaters. Photo CFA.
Hazard Note 20 documents the analysis of the circumstances surrounding fatalities due to...
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The Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2016 shows a mixed picture for fire...
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Bushfire outlook for Nth Australia 2016
This Hazard Note details the Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for 2016.
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Brigade personnel instruct residents how to prepare for a bushfire. Photo: Damien Ford, NSW Rural Fire Service
Hazard Note 17 explains how our research is investigating enhancing disaster resilience...
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Road damage from storm surge, Jimmy's Beach, NSW. Photo NSW SES
Hazard Note 16 explains how our research will strengthen Australia’s capability to make...
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Sampson Flat fire. Photo by Angry Planet.
Hazard Note 15 summaries results from research commissioned by the CFS after the January...
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Bethany and Dean from ACT Parks and Conservation Service measuring coarse woody debris before the burn, in the Cotter Catchment, ACT.
Hazard Note 14 is an overview of the Prescribed burning and catchment management cluster...
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Reducing the risk through fuel reduction burning
Hazard Note 13 is an overview of the Governance and institutional knowledge cluster of...
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November update to the Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook.
An updated Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook has been released, covering South...
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Flooding in Morayfield, Queensland, as a result of Tropical Cyclone Marcia in February 2015. Photo: Shutterstock.com
Hazard Note 11 is an overview of the Communications and warnings cluster of research...
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Bushfire outlook for southern Australia 2015-16
The Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook is out for the upcoming fire season -...
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This research is helping emergency services prepare for future disasters.
Hazard Note 9 is an overview of the Scenario and loss analysis cluster of research...
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Extreme fuel after Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia.
Hazard Note 008 looks at fuel quantity and hazard after Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia in...
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Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2015
This Hazard Note details the Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2015.
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SES volunteers performing a rescue in bushland. Photo by ACT SES.
Hazard Note 006 an overview of the Sustainable volunteering cluster of Bushfire and...
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The Bangor fire in SA, 2014. Photo courtesy Tait Schmall/Newscorp
Hazard Note 005 summarises results from community-based research in South Australia...
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Researchers in Strathewen after Black Saturday
This Hazard Note provides a summary of seven post-bushfire interview studies conducted in...
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Updated seasonal bushfire outlook November 2014
An updated Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook has been released, covering...
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Southern Australia Bushfire Outlook 2014-15
The Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook is used by fire authorities to make...
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2014 North Australia Bushfire Seasonal Outlook

This Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook provides information to assist fire...

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