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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.
Dr Briony Towers speaking at AFAC18 in Perth
Uncovering misconceptions and investing in children’s education on bushfire behaviour enables them to genuinely participate in bushfire plan development and implementation and become agents of change for their communities - that’s the belief of CRC researcher Dr Briony Towers.
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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.
Researchers and the emergency management agencies have combined to develop a long-term plan to ensure ongoing research in fire and natural hazards.

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