Views and Visions: Posts from our People

Bushfire impacts on water supplies - Bargo, NSW, 2013

Bushfire impacts on water supplies - Bargo, NSW, 2013

The section is an open forum for Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners to voice their views on relevent matters of interest.

In many cases, these posts represent the authors' personal views, which are not necessarily shared by any of the organisations with which they are associated. We publish them here in the interest of encouraging open, wide-ranging discussion on the matters our research is focused on.

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David Bruce
David Bruce
Communications Manager
22 May
I was in the US last month for the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy workshop in Nevada talking up the CRC program and trying to find how we can better get our science out. The mostly US-based delegates were particularly impressed with the way the CRC works with end-users from the beginning to get the research right through Research Advisory Forums and other meetings. The idea that fire and forest agency people were sitting at the same table as the researchers at the beginning of the project was quite novel.
Dr Richard Thornton
Chief Executive Officer
19 Apr
It is a great pleasure to welcome on board two new staff to the CRC office, with Sarah Mizzi and David Boxshall joining the team.
Michael Rumsewicz
Dr Michael Rumsewicz
Research Director
13 Apr
I have just spent a hectic three weeks going from Adelaide to Colorado to North Carolina, to Perth, and then back home to Adelaide.
Thomas Kloetzke
Thomas Kloetzke
PhD student
29 Mar
In recent days I’ve been part of a deployment team for Severe Cyclone Debbie on the Whitsunday Coast.
Dr Briony Towers
Researcher
20 Mar
In early March, I visited in a small school in Western Australia's Wheatbelt region to begin our evaluation of the 'Bushfire Patrol' program.
Dr Richard Thornton
Chief Executive Officer
15 Mar
Last week the New Zealand rural fire community celebrated 25 years of rural fire research with the 5th NZ Rural Fire Research Workshop in Christchurch.
Celeste Young
7 Mar
In an increasingly complex and connected world, the types of decisions we need to make and how we make them is changing.
Dr Richard Thornton
Chief Executive Officer
13 Feb
I've recently returned from two joint conferences in Barcelona: the International Association of Wildland Fire Safety Summit and the International Congress on Prescribed Fire.

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