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Lake Repulse, Tasmania. Photo: Tony Fish (CC_VY-NC_2.0)

Lake Repulse, Tasmania. Photo: Tony Fish (CC_VY-NC_2.0)
Lake Repulse, Tasmania. Photo: Tony Fish (CC_VY-NC_2.0)
Expressions of interest are currently being sought for three new research projects involving community resilience, climate change impacts and prescribed burning. These projects will be undertaken for the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.
Dr Tariq Maqsood presenting at the 2018 Floodplain Management Association conference.
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC supported the recent Floodplain Management Association conference on the Gold Coast with a booth in the trade display, while a number of CRC projects presented their research...
Unpacking complexity workshop, Wellington 2018
The connections between Australian and New Zealand research in natural hazards were the focus of a workshop in Wellington last month.
Learning from past experiences is integral to emergency management. Photo: South Australia SES (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Two CRC end-users have spoken about their first-hand experiences being involved in a research project that is shaping the way emergency managers think, learn and communicate information to their teams in highly...

QFES will work to enhance the community's expectations through their new Strategy 2030. Photo: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services is using Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research to support its strategic planning into the next decade.
Prof Vivienne Tippett OAM
CRC researcher Professor Vivienne Tippett has been recognised for her efforts and contributions to science with a Queen’s Birthday Medal of the Order of Australia.
Dr Mel Taylor, EMPA research award 2018
CRC research on how to best plan for animals in an emergency has taken out the inaugural Emergency Media and Public Affairs (EMPA) research award, while another project on emergency warnings has been highly commended.
Peter Middleton's research is improving communication in Tasmania's emergency services.
CRC associate student researcher Peter Middleton says his recent experience at the latest Research Advisory Forum in Sydney has enhanced the way he presents his research.
An interviewee shows a researcher the impact the bushfire had on his property. Photo: NSW Rural Fire Service.
In January and February 2017, New South Wales faced some of the worst bushfire conditions ever forecast for the state, including Catastrophic fire danger ratings for many communities. During this time, a number of large...
Coaching and mentoring are relationship-based activities that require cooperation. Photo: Department of Biodiversity, Conversations and Attractions WA.
A vital new resource, backed by research, explores how coaching and mentoring builds incident management team capability for the emergency management sector.
During emergencies, individuals and teams often work under considerable pressure. Photo: New Zealand Fire Service.
There is a lot happening at an incident management centre when a bushfire, flood or cyclone occurs but two checklists are helping emergency management teams carry out effective teamwork.

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09 Sep PS News Weather forecasts spark fire warnings
08 Sep Insurance Business ‘Above normal’ bushfire threat on the horizon
08 Sep The Daily Advertiser Wagga resident should plan for bushfire season now
07 Sep Insurance News Experts predict severe bushfire season
07 Sep Insurance News Australian risk management regime sets benchmark: Willis
07 Sep Herald Sun Seasonal outlook puts communities in fire zone on alert for summer
05 Sep Stock Journal Prepare early to cut fire risk
03 Sep Albany Advertiser Residents urged to be fire-ready
02 Sep The Age Victoria faces an earlier and longer bushfire season with thousands of fires
02 Sep Stawell Times Bracing for high fire risk
02 Sep ABC South Australia Country Hour Integrating informal animal welfare volunteers into formal emergency management plans
02 Sep ABC Adelaide Previously safe suburban fringes in the Adelaide Hills must adopt bushfire survival plans, authorities warn
02 Sep ABC South Australia Country Hour Macquarie University psychology lecturer Mel Taylor discusses research to give informal volunteers a place in animal emergency management
01 Sep ABC Rural Australia's south east and west facing above average fire risk
01 Sep Channel 7 News Adelaide Forecast warns of increased bushfire risk
01 Sep Blue's Country Magazine Increased risk predicted this bushfire season
01 Sep Channel 9 Spring brings welcome relief across Australia following record-breaking winter
01 Sep Adelaide Advertiser Areas around Mt Gambier and Naracoorte expected to face higher risk of bushfire in 2015-16 season
01 Sep The Daily Telegraph Research points to longer, more severe WA bushfire season