Latest News from the CRC


Reducing the risk through fuel reduction burning
Reducing the risk through fuel reduction burning
This is the May 2016 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
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New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.
Prescribed burning in northern NSW
This is the first project update from the From hectares to tailor-made solutions study, with information for end-users and those interested in the latest from the project.
Australian Journal of Emergency Management April 2016
The latest edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management is out now, published by the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience.
PhD students with the Aurora Australis in Hobart.
The CRC has held a PhD student development day, with 14 PhD students attending in Hobart.
Deputy Secretary of the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, Peter Mooney, opens the Hobart RAF.
A packed house was on hand in Hobart for the first Research Advisory Forum (RAF) of 2016, with more than 130 end-users, researchers and PhD students from around the country gathering to discuss the latest research...
A series of videos, now available, highlight some of the benefits of CRC research and the problems that the science is trying to solve.
Morayfield, QLD flood
Damage from floods, fires and storms can be prevented by careful planning and investment, writes our CEO Dr Richard Thornton.
DFES Bushfire Preparedness Tool
Western Australia's Department of Fire and Emergency Services is piloting a new survey tool to help households check their bushfire preparation.
Clarence River, Grafton, NSW
CRC research is testing a new approach to flood forecasting using satellite technology, which may be the key to better mitigation.
Gamba grass burn
What are the routes between science, policy and planning? And why are they complex and variable? Dr Timothy Neale connects the dots between research and policy.

News archives

In the media

21 May The Sydney Morning Herald Smoke over Sydney: Welcome to the autumn of the future
21 May Smoke over Sydney: Welcome to the autumn of the future
02 May The Mercury Senate inquiry told of need for more research into bushfire-climate change links
25 Apr The Conversation Do wind vent holes in banners make a difference? We used a wind tunnel to find out
04 Apr Big Ideas - Radio National Resilient cities
21 Feb Deutschlandfunk Neue Feuer verändern die Erde
01 Feb Clarence Valley Independent River bed mapping to help flood forecasting
28 Jan Nova Bushfires 2: Managing landscapes
20 Jan Nova Bushfires 1: Understanding bushfires
20 Jan The Australian The sunburnt continent: rising fire danger
14 Jan The Conversation Expectations and harsh reality: why bushfire warnings fail
13 Jan Australian Financial Review Disaster mitigation the best option
11 Jan ABC Science Firefighters know how to look after themselves to prevent heat exhaustion
09 Jan The Weekend Australian Warning messages averted a bushfire catastrophe in Victoria
07 Jan SBS Radio A technology to involve communities in disasters
03 Jan ABC News Decision to leave during bushfires saves lives; calls to provide incentives to improve building standards
03 Jan ABC News Bushfire threat lessons learnt
01 Jan ABC News Radio Mornings CEO of Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre on rebuilding fire-devastated Wye River
22 Dec Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions Bushfire management in Victoria boosted by CEED science
21 Dec Coffs Coast Advocate Valley residents to remain vigilant this fire season


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