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Flooding in Lismore after Cyclone Debbie. Photo: NSW SES
Flooding in Lismore after Cyclone Debbie. Photo: NSW SES
If you were impacted by the northern NSW floods earlier this year, your experience is valuable for new research.
Do you and your agency use our research? Nominate for the AFAC News Knowledge Innovation Award by this Friday 21 July, presented at #AFAC17.
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People continue to enter floodwater in vehicles and on foot, despite many knowing the risks.
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Australasia’s emergency management leaders to discuss sectors need for interoperability and emerging trends at conference
Fiona Dunstan from the CFS spoke about the benefits of CRC science in influencing emergency warnings.
Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017 highlighted the practical research outcomes of the last four years of research, with case studies and utilisation examples from across the CRC research program presented by our...
A flood wipes out a bridge in southern WA, February 2017. Photo: Dana Fairhead
A set of priorities for national research into natural hazards in Australia has been launched by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.
Research Driving Change Showcase 2017
A set of priorities for national research into natural hazards in Australia was launched at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Driving Change Showcase 2017 in Adelaide.
The NSW Rural Fire Service and Tasmania Fire Service fighting the Tasmanian fires in early 2016. Photo: Mick Reynolds, NSW RFS
Emergency managers and policy makers from across Australia will be in Adelaide on 4-5 July to discuss how national research by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is making communities safer.
Fire risk sign near Margaret River.
A new case study of bushfire, earthquake and coastal inundation will take place in Western Australia thanks to funding through the Commonwealth Government's Natural Disaster Resilience Program.
The research poster display was a highlight of the AFAC16 Research Forum
How can we influence communities to develop and implement practices that will make them more resilient to natural hazards? This is one of the questions that will be asked at the Research Forum of AFAC17 powered by...
NSW Rural Fire Service post-incident task force
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will head up a taskforce to conduct important research in fire-affected areas of NSW.

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In the media

23 Jul The Age Return of the 'big dry' points to active and early fire season across the south
23 Jul The Sydney Morning Herald Return of the 'big dry' points to active and early fire season across the south
22 Jul The Daily Advertiser Return of the 'big dry' points to active and early fire season across the south
22 Jul TVN ‘It’s almost locked in to have above-average temperatures from climate change’
21 Jul ABC WA Country Hour Country Hour for Friday 21 July, 2017
21 Jul The Echo Flood survey: Did you stay or did you evacuate?
20 Jul Northern Star Lismore floods, did you stay or did you go?
19 Jul The Weekly - DEWNR Hazard management featured at national research showcase
11 Jul ABC Canberra Drive National research priorities
10 Jul Insurance News Hazards research group puts focus on mitigation
05 Jul Stories of Australian Science How to stop people entering floodwater
30 Jun e-Global Travel Media Collaboration the key to improving emergency response
13 Jun Insurance News Cyclone Debbie highlights building failure issues
13 Jun Insurance News Post-Tracy building codes ‘reduce cyclone deaths’
01 Jun University of Wollongong Research & Innovation Volunteer emergency research response
12 May Stock Journal Study scans CFS support
07 May The Brisbane Times Emergency weather alerts system questioned in wake of Cyclone Debbie
07 May The Sydney Morning Herald Emergency weather alerts system questioned in wake of Cyclone Debbie
10 Apr Asia Pacific Fire Can Graph Theory Techniques Help With Emergency Response?
08 Apr BBC News Cyclone Debbie: Why was aftermath deadlier than storm itself?

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