Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2018
With much of southern Australia experiencing a combination of above average temperatures and below average rainfall this year, large parts of the country face above normal bushfire potential over the coming months.
The importance of including the whole community in training has been a key finding. Photo: Bev Sithole
Hazard Note 50 details a unique project that has developed a pilot program for natural hazards training in Indigenous northern Australia. This nationally significant program incorporates cultural arrangements and the desire by remote communities to have non-Indigenous emergency management training that builds on Indigenous knowledge and delivery of hazard management practices.
Queensland cyclone 2009_1
A selection of homes in Queensland will be retrofitted to withstand the force of a tropical cyclone under a new program informed by research from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.
Waroona bushfire 2016. Photo DFES
This Hazard Note is based on a case study of the extreme fire behaviour exhibited by the Waroona bushfire in 2016. The Hazard Note examines the meteorology and fire reconstruction in parallel, identifying the dynamic processes behind the extreme fire behaviour and providing valuable knowledge to apply during future bushfires.
Research Driving Change Showcase 2017 - fire and severe weather scientists
Partners in the CRC will receive the publication Highlights and Achievements 2013-2017. In a departure from the usual annual report format, this report is an overview of the first four years of the CRC’s eight-year funding period, based around the projects, the people and the organisations that contributed to the overall success of the centre.
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.

National Research Priorities

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