Latest News from the CRC

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The NSW Rural Fire Service and Tasmania Fire Service fighting the Tasmanian fires in early 2016. Photo: Mick Reynolds, NSW RFS
The NSW Rural Fire Service and Tasmania Fire Service fighting the Tasmanian fires in early 2016. Photo: Mick Reynolds, NSW RFS
‘What if?’ scenario modelling by the CRC is helping government, planning authorities and emergency service agencies think through the costs and consequences of various options on preparing for major disasters on their infrastructure and natural environments and how these might change into the future.
Research Advisory Forum 2014 at the National Wine Centre, Adelaide.
You are invited to a part of a special event in the life of the CRC – a showcase of our research achievements 2013 to 2017, in Adelaide on 4-5 July 2017.
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The deadline for abstract submissions for AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is now 20 February.
New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.
Researchers at Strathewen after Black Saturday.
CRC research informed emergency management after Black Saturday and watch the 1967 Black Tuesday documentary.
Using science to help decision-making
Short-duration research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners can now be funded through the Tactical Research Fund.
This research is informing emergency warnings for a storms, fires, floods and cyclones. Photo: cksydney, Flickr
CRC research is helping emergency services warn communities by actively testing the wording and structure of warning messages to better understand how messages are understood and translated into direct action.
Australia and New Zealand Disaster and Emergency Management conference 2016
Abstract submissions are still open for the Australian and New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference, closing 13 February.
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Highlights from the International Day for Disaster Reduction and CRC research on incident management and communicating tsunami risk are featured in the latest edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management.
The SES getting ready to rescue a driver stuck on a flooded bridge. Photo: Davina Pearson
The NSW State Emergency Service have used CRC flood research to back their latest flood safety campaign, launched on social media.
Incident management is being informed by new research. Photo CFA.
Research is informing how incident management teams function to the best of their ability in challenging and high stakes environments.

News archives

In the media

13 Feb Radio National Drive Homes destroyed in "catastrophic" NSW blazes on RN Drive
06 Jan ABC Science Lightning, tornadoes and mice: the science of bushfires
05 Jan Circular Head Chronicle Bushfire survey
19 Dec The Sydney Morning Herald Bushfire risk reduction should not cost lives
15 Dec WA Today Nullarbor bushfires which forced highway closure visible from space
15 Dec Margaret River Mail Nullarbor bushfires which forced highway closure visible from space
15 Dec Hawkesbury Gazette Homeowners encouraged to assess bush fire exposure
08 Dec Royal Auto RACV member warns on bushfires
07 Dec Riverine Herald North-east fire risk upgraded
06 Dec Sunraysia Daily Outlook for higher risk
06 Dec The Maryborough District Advertiser Commissioner warns of above average fire season
05 Dec Insurance News Wet winter fuels grassland fire risk
05 Dec The Murray Valley Standard Murraylands fire risk increased for summer 2016/17
02 Dec Insurance and risk Australia underinsured against bushfires
02 Dec Insurance Business ICA, fire services warn against bushfire underinsurance
02 Dec Gympie Times Horror summer on the cards
01 Dec Geelong Advertiser Queensland weather: Locals warned to prepare for the worst ahead of forecast weekend heatwave
01 Dec news.com.au Queensland weather: Locals warned to prepare for the worst ahead of forecast weekend heatwave
01 Dec The Australian Soggy soil means we’re in for a summer sauna
01 Dec Herald Sun Record winter rainfall could lead to a horror summer of scorching temperatures and bushfires

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