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12 February 2017 was amongst the most dangerous fire conditions in NSW history.
12 February 2017 was amongst the most dangerous fire conditions in NSW history.
A year after some of the worst fire conditions ever experienced in NSW history, a new research report has found many people continue to underestimate the risk of fire.
Check out the latest CRC research to be published.
Engaging for Industry event at RMIT University
Research promotion was on the agenda this month at two high profile research and industry events.
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The deadline for abstract submissions for AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is now 19 February.
Cyclone Bianca in WA. Photo: Stu Rapley (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
A PhD study is looking at how education can benefit residents in areas that are prone to natural disasters. If you live in Port Hedland WA and have experienced a cyclone, storm or flood, you can assist with this...
Morayfield, QLD flood
CRC research on floodwater-related deaths has been by showcased in ‘Stories of Australian Science’ magazine.
Research Advisory Forum, Hobart, May 2016
The CRC's successes and accomplishments of its first four years are featured in the Highlights and Achievements 2013-2017 publication, which is available online.
Graham Dwyer talks at AFAC15
The next round of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD students have graduated and are sharing their research outcomes with the fire and emergency services sector.
Prescribed burning research
It is not too late to apply for funding under the CRC’s Tactical Research Fund, which encourages short-term research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners.
Find out about the latest research in emergency management in the latest edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management.
Gary Morgan AM
Former Bushfire CRC CEO Gary Morgan was recognised for his significant service to the community with an Australia Day honour, becoming a member of the Order of Australia (AM).

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In the media

15 Dec publicnow.com New Insights Into Reducing Bushfire Risk Gained Through Major Simulation Study
15 Dec The Conversation To fight the catastrophic fires of the future, we need to look beyond prescribed burning
08 Dec POST Online Media Australia lost tens of billions of dollars thanks to natural disasters
06 Dec ABC News La Nina declared heralding a humid, wet summer for Australia's east
05 Dec The Conversation You should never drive into floodwater – some roads are more deadly than others
30 Nov Timberbiz Victoria prepare for a deadly fire season
30 Nov phys.org Study uncovers economic impact of natural disasters
30 Nov The Age Melbourne weather: Victoria on alert for worst floods in over 20 years
28 Nov Deakin Media Releases Deakin research shows economic impact of natural disasters in Australia
27 Nov Insurance News No respite for southern regions on fire risk
26 Nov Perth Now Perth and South West on track for hottest November on record
23 Nov Geelong Advertiser Bureau of Meteorology puts Australia on alert for a ‘rare’ form of La Nina
23 Nov Dalby Herald Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Blackwater Herald Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov The Ipswich Advertiser Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov NT News Bureau of Meteorology puts Australia on alert for a ‘rare’ form of La Nina
23 Nov Gladstone Observer Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Cairns Post Bureau of Meteorology puts Australia on alert for a ‘rare’ form of La Nina
23 Nov Lismore Echo Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Queensland Times Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer

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