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Floodwaters rage below Kings Bridge, Launceston. Photo Flickr upsticksngo_crew
Floodwaters rage below Kings Bridge, Launceston. Photo Flickr upsticksngo_crew
New research by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will strengthen flood mitigation in Launceston following the floods in the city in June this year.
End-user Julie Molloy (Volunteering Queensland) at the 2015 ANZDEMC.
Abstract submissions are now open for the Australian and New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference.
Cyclone Testing Station group
CRC researchers from James Cook University and the University of Queensland met recently to discuss pre-tropical cyclone actions and undertake cyclone deployment strategy testing.
Yang Chen
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD student Yang Chen has been awarded the 2016 best student paper in the category of Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications by the SPIE Remote Sensing.
Australian Institute of Disaster Resilience launch November 2015 Andrew Coghlan
Episode 19 of the Emergency Management Australia (EMA) podcast is now available and celebrates one year of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR).
Prof Charitha Pattiaratchi speaks at the 2016 conference.
The call for abstracts for AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the CRC's annual conference with AFAC, is now open.
Managing animals during a hazard (Bendigo Advertiser)
Participants are needed to take part in a survey of community bushfire preparation and response in Tasmania.
Panelists at 2016's International Day for Disaster Reduction.
To mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction, the CRC hosted a public event on disaster risk reduction on 13 October.
Australian Institute of Disaster Resilience launch November 2015
The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience today celebrates one year of operations.
CRC sign
New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.
A/Prof Amisha Mehta has been awarded a PRIA Golden Target award for her research.
CRC researcher A/Prof Amisha Mehta has been nationally recognised, this week picking up a Public Relations Institute of Australia Golden Target Award for research and teaching.

News archives

In the media

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 The Murray Valley Standard Murraylands fire risk increased for summer 2016/17
05 Dec Insurance News Wet winter fuels grassland fire risk
02 Dec Gympie Times Horror summer on the cards
02 Dec Insurance and risk Australia underinsured against bushfires
02 Dec Insurance Business ICA, fire services warn against bushfire underinsurance
01 Dec Herald Sun Record winter rainfall could lead to a horror summer of scorching temperatures and bushfires
01 Dec New Zealand Herald Aussie warned of bush fires and heatwaves this summer
01 Dec The Guardian Australia braces for extreme weather as summer gets off to sweltering start
01 Dec The Sydney Morning Herald Sizzling week ahead as Canberra enters warmer than average summer with higher fire risk
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
30 Nov The Courier Mail Geelong cool for first day of summer, but warm 30C weather on the horizon
30 Nov Daily Mail Get ready for the hottest summer EVER: Sydney to be HIT by heatwaves and bushfires with a sweltering start to December
30 Nov In Daily Bushfire threat upgraded for southern Australia
30 Nov Wimmera Mail-Times Wimmera prepares for an above average bushfire season

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