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Left: Mark Thomason, Middle: A/Prof Chris Bearman, Right: CRC CEO Dr Richard Thornton launch the two checklists in Melbourne.

Left: Mark Thomason, Middle: A/Prof Chris Bearman, Right: CRC CEO Dr Richard Thornton launch the two checklists in Melbourne.
Left: Mark Thomason, Middle: A/Prof Chris Bearman, Right: CRC CEO Dr Richard Thornton launch the two checklists in Melbourne.
Two checklists that will help incident controllers better deal with the stress of emergency management and enhance teamwork before, during and after an incident were formally launched in Melbourne this week. Read about the Emergency Management Breakdown Aide Memoire and the Team Process Checklist here.
Dr Darja Kragt will talk about volunteer expectations and stereotypes. Photo: South Australia SES (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
With an average annual volunteer turnover of around 15 per cent across all volunteer services in WA, CRC researcher Dr Darja Kragt will explore what improvements are needed to better recruit, train and retain volunteers...
Photo: Tanel Teemusk (CC BY-SA 2.0)
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is looking for researchers to lead projects on grassland fire danger, environmental crime and guidelines for seizing wildlife. This research is being undertaken for the Victorian...
The July 2018 edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management focuses on the inclusion of the disabled population in disaster management and research.
Photo: Arnaud Mesureur, Unsplashed
A new research opportunity is now available with the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, with an expression of interest currently sought for a project assessing environmental compliance and crime.
Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard spoke about the study on the mental health of EM workers.
A ground-breaking CRC-linked project on the mental health of emergency service workers was highlighted by the former Prime Minister Julia Gillard, now chairperson of beyondblue at the 2018 Emergency Management...
New journal articles on CRC research have been made available this month on the CRC website.
Past and present CRC PhD students in Hobart.
If you would like to study natural hazards in New Zealand and would like to develop and enhance your research skills, then you could be eligible for new scholarship opportunities.
The future of national natural hazards mitigation policy was up for discussion recently at a special event hosted by the new National Resilience Taskforce.
North Australia Fire Managers Forum 2018, Townsville
This year marked the 20th anniversary of the Northern Australia Fire Managers forum, which gathered fire managers over three days from a range of public and private organisations from across northern Australia.
Photo: Chris Samuel (CC-BY-2.0)
The latest round of new research opportunities is now open, investigating assessment and management of native wildlife populations and developing guidelines for seizing and holding wildlife. Expressions of interest...

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