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For the first time, Australia's most significant natural hazard emergency management issues have been drawn up by the sector's leaders to guide research over the next decade. Now available online for broader discussion, the priorities arose from national workshops with the emergency management sector.
Research is informing how to incorporate animals into emergency planning.
Bart van Leeuwen delivers his keynote address
The sector's premier annual conference and exhibition, AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, was held from 4-7 September 2017 at the International Convention Centre Sydney.
A team of researchers conducted an investigation following the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria
The 2009 Black Saturday bushfires made hsitory as one of Australia's deadliest and costliest peacetime tragedies. A new industry guideline helps us learn from this tragic event.

Issue Four of Fire Australia for 2017 includes research on including animals in emergency planning, details from AFAC17, new priorities in natural hazards research, and a Black...

Photo: Rob and Stephanie Levy (CC BY 2.0)
Incident management research from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has helped the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services assess operations during Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie earlier this year.
Photo: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
A new survey will help identify the research required about older adults, aging and natural hazards.
The call for abstracts for AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the CRC's annual conference with AFAC, is now open. All CRC projects are expected to submit an abstract, with the conference being a major avenue to the fire,...
Dr Andrew Edwards (left) measures the diameter of a tree killed by the fire, while Grigorijs Goldbergs (right) records the data.
This is the November 2017 newsletter from the suite of projects based in northern Australia, with updates for project end-users.
PhD researcher Korah Parackal talks about his research at a cyclone awareness day in Townsville.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researchers have been briefing community members and emergency services on cyclones and the latest engineering research underway.
Post fire field work
New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.

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23 Nov Herald Sun Bureau of Meteorology puts Australia on alert for a ‘rare’ form of La Nina
23 Nov The Western Star Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Townsville Bulletin Bureau of Meteorology puts Australia on alert for a ‘rare’ form of La Nina
23 Nov Stanthorpe Border Post Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Eco News Australia’s bushfire danger rises on prediction of hot summer
23 Nov The Mercury Bureau of Meteorology puts Australia on alert for a ‘rare’ form of La Nina
23 Nov suratbasin.com.au Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov The Daily Examiner Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov News Mail Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Whitsunday Times Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov The Morning Bulletin Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Ballina Shire Advocate Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Noosa News Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov World News Australian capitals face predictions of intense bushfire season, despite La Nina
23 Nov Chinchilla News Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Byron Shire News Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Greater Springfield Daily Record Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Central Telegraph Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
23 Nov Sunshine Coast Daily Rare La Nina weather event could ruin summer
22 Nov Yahoo NZ Marginal bushfire risk shift from La Nina

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