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Yang Chen conducting bushfire mapping research
The first round of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD students have graduated and are sharing their research outcomes with the fire and emergency services sector. They’re joined by recent graduates who began their PhD studies with the Bushfire CRC.
If you're a CRC PhD student or early career researcher, you can win a great cash prize through the CRC Association’s Early Career Researcher Showcase, sponsored by CQUniversity.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researchers briefed key Commonwealth government representatives recently in Canberra.
Australian panel for IDDR 2017
Emergency management practitioners and researchers gathered in Sydney last week for a public forum on reducing the impacts of disasters in Australia.
Hurricane Harvey damage. Photo: Daniel Smith
Research continues after a severe Atlantic hurricane season, with Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researcher Dr Daniel Smith from the Cyclone Testing Station part of an international team investigating the impacts of...
SA SES volunteers clearing up after a storm. Photo SA State Emergency Service
New CRC research is investigating emergency volunteering into the future, and you are invited to share initiatives in your organisation.
International Day For Disaster Reduction
Sydney to host Australian forum for International Day for Disaster Reduction this Friday 13 October, with speakers covering international, national, state and local perspectives on disaster reduction.
Flooded road in South Australia. Photo: South Australia SES.
Flood warning research by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has been highlighted as one of the top ten science meets business innovations.
Storm surge damage at Ponte Vedra Florida from Hurricane Irma. Photo by Daniel Smith, Cyclone Testing Station.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researcher Dr Daniel Smith is part of an international team assessing the impacts from Hurricane Irma in Florida.
Dr Marta Yebra at the 2017 Research Forum
With a focus on the science of natural hazards, the papers from the 2017 Research Forum held in Sydney on 4 September are available. Delve into the science in detail, with a majority of research papers available in full.
Ed Pikusa and Holger Maier receive their outstanding achievement award from Dr Richard Thornton.
A cluster team and PhD student have been recognised with CRC awards at AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the CRC's annual conference held in collaboration with AFAC in Sydney recently.

News archives

In the media

01 Sep NT News Forecast warns of increased bushfire risk
01 Sep The Guardian Australia faces heightened bushfire threat as El Niño gets set to fan flames
01 Sep SBS World News Fire authorities warn of severe bushfire season
31 Aug Channel 7 News Adelaide Adelaide’s disaster conference begins
28 Aug International Business Times Research suggests Adelaide needs more preparation to handle earthquake
28 Aug ABC News Adelaide Earthquake in Adelaide could cause deaths and damage, Macquarie University modelling suggests
21 Aug Herald Sun Cool on fire safety
03 Aug The Land Fire lessons lost in smoke
16 Jul PS news online Firies warm up for bushfire season
16 Jul ABC Rural Average but prolonged fire season predicted for Northern Territory
13 Jul Rockhampton Bulletin Cyclone Marcia and El Nino boost CQ fire risk
13 Jul Insurance News North Australia faces heightened fire risk
02 Jul Emergency Management Australia podcast Emergency Management Australia podcast 10
20 May The Australian Public good not paramount as CRC review highlights industry focus
18 May Insurance News El Nino arrival sparks bushfire warning
26 Mar Adelaide Advertiser Many people in SA still ignoring bushfire threats
13 Mar Concerns around large-animal rescue identified in Australian study
27 Feb The Conversation ‘Missing plastic’ in the oceans can be found below the surface
24 Feb PS News Residents caught cold by bushfire
23 Feb Sunday Times Parkerville fire report author calls for better plans for resident access