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Roof damage from Cyclone Debbie (Picture: Cyclone Testing Station, JCU)
Roof damage from Cyclone Debbie (Picture: Cyclone Testing Station, JCU)
If you live in coastal North Queensland between Cairns and Rockhampton, your experience is valuable for a PhD study.
Black Saturday 2009 Kinglake
An all-day workshop on strategic risk ownership for emergency managers will lead the CRC component of the post conference development program at AFAC17, in Sydney next month.
Research Forum at Brisbane AFAC16
An international take on natural hazards science will feature at the CRC all-hazards Research Forum in Sydney next month.
With an emphasis on psychosocial recovery research, the July 2017 Australian Journal of Emergency Management is now online
Black Saturday 2009 Kinglake
Major research insights on the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria have been distilled into a practical industry guide on key messaging in catastrophic bushfires.
AFAC 16 Conference
Leading international smart data expert, and a Senior Firefighter in the Netherlands, Mr Bart van Leeuwen, urges Australian fire and emergency services to harness the power of smart data to make predictions of the...
Flood hazard
This is the June 2017 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
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, presented at #AFAC17.
Roadway flooding
People continue to enter floodwater in vehicles and on foot, despite many knowing the risks.
Australasia’s emergency management leaders will discuss interoperability and other emerging trends at AFAC17 conference.

News archives

In the media

17 Aug Mudgee Guardian Residents urged to take part in online research
13 Aug The Sydney Morning Herald Falling moisture levels and rising mercury point to risk of major fires in NSW
04 Aug The North West Star Rural Fire Service warns landholders to prepare for bushfires
01 Aug Live News New Zealand Australia Emergency Services: International expert urges Firefighters to embrace Smart Data
31 Jul The West Australian Authorities issue fire warning as fuel loads increase
28 Jul The West Australian Bushfire risk high this year
25 Jul International Fire Protection German And European Exhibitors Take Part In Sydney
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 The Echo Flood survey: Did you stay or did you evacuate?
21 Jul ABC WA Country Hour Country Hour for Friday 21 July, 2017
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 Australian Security Magazine Risk Frontiers becomes an independent R&D company
30 Jun e-Global Travel Media Collaboration the key to improving emergency response