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Harrietville Fire 2013

Harrietville Fire 2013
In 2013 a bushfire in Victoria's Alpine region burnt 37,000 ha.
New research opportunities are available with, expressions of interest currently sought for two bushfire risk management projects being undertaken for the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.
This research is helping emergency services prepare for future disasters.
All partners in the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC now have the chance to tell the Federal Government how important the CRC is to their business, with public consultations opening today on future priorities for the...
Time to consider our research
As 2016 draws to a close, the CRC has got more than an eye to next year, in what will be an important year in our development.
Post fire field work
New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.
Year in Review 2015-2016
Read all the highlights for 2015-2016 in our online annual report.
ACT ESA staff met with the UoW research team to learn more about the leadership program. Photo Paul Jones
A leadership program developed by Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researchers at the University of Wollongong is helping the State Emergency Services and the Rural Fire Services tackle one of the biggest challenges...
Craig Ashhurst and Liz Clarke mapping workshop data.
This is the December 2016 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
Floodwaters rage below Kings Bridge, Launceston. Photo Flickr upsticksngo_crew
New research by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC will strengthen flood mitigation in Launceston following the floods in the city in June this year.
End-user Julie Molloy (Volunteering Queensland) at the 2015 ANZDEMC.
Abstract submissions are now open for the Australian and New Zealand Disaster & Emergency Management Conference.
Cyclone Testing Station group
CRC researchers from James Cook University and the University of Queensland met recently to discuss pre-tropical cyclone actions and undertake cyclone deployment strategy testing.
Australian Institute of Disaster Resilience launch November 2015 Andrew Coghlan
Episode 19 of the Emergency Management Australia (EMA) podcast is now available and celebrates one year of the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR).

News archives

In the media

06 Jan ABC Science Lightning, tornadoes and mice: the science of bushfires
05 Jan Circular Head Chronicle Bushfire survey
19 Dec The Sydney Morning Herald Bushfire risk reduction should not cost lives
15 Dec WA Today Nullarbor bushfires which forced highway closure visible from space
15 Dec Margaret River Mail Nullarbor bushfires which forced highway closure visible from space
15 Dec Hawkesbury Gazette Homeowners encouraged to assess bush fire exposure
08 Dec Royal Auto RACV member warns on bushfires
07 Dec Riverine Herald North-east fire risk upgraded
06 Dec Sunraysia Daily Outlook for higher risk
06 Dec The Maryborough District Advertiser Commissioner warns of above average fire season
05 Dec Insurance News Wet winter fuels grassland fire risk
05 Dec The Murray Valley Standard Murraylands fire risk increased for summer 2016/17
02 Dec Insurance and risk Australia underinsured against bushfires
02 Dec Insurance Business ICA, fire services warn against bushfire underinsurance
02 Dec Gympie Times Horror summer on the cards
01 Dec Geelong Advertiser Queensland weather: Locals warned to prepare for the worst ahead of forecast weekend heatwave
01 Dec Queensland weather: Locals warned to prepare for the worst ahead of forecast weekend heatwave
01 Dec The Australian Soggy soil means we’re in for a summer sauna
01 Dec Herald Sun Record winter rainfall could lead to a horror summer of scorching temperatures and bushfires
01 Dec New Zealand Herald Aussie warned of bush fires and heatwaves this summer