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The Hon. Bill Byrne, Queensland Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services, opened the conference.
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 September for the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC & AFAC conference.
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.
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.
AFAC16 Research Forum opens with Laurie Hammond
AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the largest emergency management conference and exhibition in Australasia, that concluded yesterday, has experienced record breaking attendance.
The research poster display was a highlight of the AFAC16 Research Forum
More than 2,500 people from Australia and New Zealand’s emergency services met in Brisbane from 30 August to 1 September to discuss the latest in disaster-related research and experience.
Calling all researchers who can add to the CRC research program.

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