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An independent review of the achievement, the governance and management of the CRC has confirmed that the CRC is progressing well with its research, utilisation and outreach activities and is on the right track to defining its longer-term future.
Dr Mel Parsons informing stakeholders on her work on the Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Index.
Around 50 people from across the ACT were briefed last week on several key research projects underway at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.
Dr Josh Whitaker presents his findings on three catastrophic bushfires. Photo: Anthony Clark.
CRC research into communication and community engagement was front and centre in Coffs Harbour last week at the Australian Community Engagement and Fire Awareness Conference.
CRC booth at ANZDMC.
Research from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC was recently featured on the Gold Coast.
Mark Crosweller AFSM speaks at the 2018 Science at the Shine Dome.
The CRC welcomes Mark Crosweller, AFSM, to its Board. Mark heads the National Resilience Taskforce, in the Department of Home Affairs in the Commonwealth Government, and has an extensive background in emergency...
Science at the Shine Dome 2018
The annual Science at the Shine Dome was this year supported by the CRC with a focus on natural hazards science.
All new journal articles and reports on CRC research have been made available this month and are available online.
Bhiamie Williamson-Eckford, Jess Weir and Tim Neale
This is the May 2018 newsletter from the Hazards, culture and Indigenous communities project, with updates for project end-users.
Lead researcher Celeste Young at AFAC17.
International keynote speakers, panel discussions and researchers from CRC projects will share their latest findings at AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC conference.
Korah Parackal presents at Showcase 2017.
CRC PhD student Korah Parackal was a finalist for an award that recognises both his research and his communication skills.
The latest edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management is now available, informed by CRC research and expertise.

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In the media

13 Feb Manning River Times NSW rural fire service issued warning with hot and windy conditions predicted
13 Feb Illawarra Mercury Illawarra fire ban declared ahead of hot and windy wednesday
11 Feb Brisbane Times People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
11 Feb Topix People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
11 Feb The Age People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
11 Feb MSN People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
11 Feb The Sydney Morning Herald People ignore 'catastrophic' alerts, go to look at fires, study finds
25 Jan Freelance Forest Fires In Europe
19 Jan Australian Geographic 6 ways you can prepare for the on-coming heatwave
18 Jan The Conversation Australia’s ‘deadliest natural hazard’: what’s your heatwave plan?
08 Jan Bureau of Meteorology When bushfires make their own weather
06 Jan The Australian Yarloop bushfire: signs of life take root after the apocalypse
06 Jan ABC Emergency announcements alone during disasters not reliable in saving lives
06 Jan Herald Sun Victorian bushfires: Households in fire risk areas need a plan
01 Jan Asia Pacific Fire Tsunami Risk In Australia: Facilitating Community Understanding
01 Jan Asia Pacific Fire Priorities To Guide Hazards Research
15 Dec University of Tasmania New insights into reducing bushfire risk gained through major simulation study
15 Dec 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