Latest News from the CRC


RFS personnel using the new guide at Warrimoo Public School. Photo Ben Shepherd, NSW RFS
RFS personnel using the new guide at Warrimoo Public School. Photo Ben Shepherd, NSW RFS
Research from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is supporting bushfire education for primary school students in New South Wales.
Time to consider our research
New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.
Lumkani - Google Impact Challenge
A CRC-related project with World Vision has been selected as a finalist in the Google Impact Challenge – and your vote can help us secure $750,000 to bring fire detection technology to the slums of Asia.
Prescribed burn of an area infested by Gamba grass near Darwin.
This is the September 2016 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.
Yang receiving her Royal Society of Victoria Young Research Scientist award.
CRC PhD student Yang Chen has beaten off 100 other entries to win the Royal Society of Victoria Young Scientist Research Prize.
The Hon. Bill Byrne, Queensland Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services, opened the conference.
The attendance record was broken at AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, with more than 2,500 emergency service managers, volunteers, researchers and industry representatives gathering in Brisbane from 30 August to 2...
Charitha Pattiaratchi discusses improving predictions of extreme water levels along the coast.
With a focus on the science of natural hazards, the papers from the 2016 Research Forum held in Brisbane on 30 August are available in full.
Korah Parackal
PhD student Korah Parackal showed he can communicate his science well by being voted 'People's Choice' at the James Cook University 3 Minute Thesis faculty final.
RAPP Australia's Roger Buckle presents Stephen Phillips with the first aid kit.
Stephen Phillips from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services was our lucky winner of a professional quality first aid kit at our annual conference.
Richard Thornton presenting the Outstanding Achievement award to Prof Vivienne Tippett and Andrew Richards.
The Connecting communities and resilience project team and PhD student Billy Haworth have been recognised with CRC awards.

News archives

In the media

11 Oct Ballarat Courier Wet weathers adds fuel to fire
09 Oct The West Australian Long, wet winter could mean disaster for bushfire season
07 Oct Herald Sun Victorians warned bushfire risk ‘above average’ in many places this summer
06 Oct PS News Weather puts dampener on bushfires
29 Sep Mandurah Coastal Times Yarloop-Waroona Fire: WA Premier supports rural fire services but sets no timeline for implementation
18 Sep Perth Now WA bushfires: calls for a dedicated rural fire service after Yarloop blaze
13 Sep Star Weekly Be prepared for an intense fire season
12 Sep ABC Victoria Victoria bushfire threat: Planned burns already underway as state prepares for intense fire season
12 Sep Townsville Bulletin String of fires probed
11 Sep Sky News Storms and bushfires expected as heat rises
07 Sep Port Lincoln Times No fire complacency despite lower risk
07 Sep The Bunyip Fire outlook a relief
06 Sep South Western Times Scorched South West braces for high bushfire risk
06 Sep Star Weekly Brimbank Park remains a "high bushfire risk" location
05 Sep Insurance News Severe fire season forecast for NSW, Victoria
05 Sep Great Lakes Advocate Bushfire outlook pedicts a normal season
02 Sep ABC News Effectiveness of controlled burns dependent on multiple factors says expert
02 Sep The Advocate Bushfire and Natural Hazards report shows Tasmania at average bushfire risk
02 Sep The Daily Liberal Orana RFS leader warns of summer bushfire threat
01 Sep The Western Advocate Warm, wet weather hints at bad season