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Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience

Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience
Research is modelling the potential impact of disasters beyond our experience
The new-look Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub from the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience will feature a selection of key Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research.
Firefighters training for a structure fire.
The next round of funding is available for the CRC’s Tactical Research Fund, established to support short-duration research projects to meet the near term needs of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partners.
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is set to commence five new short-term research projects as part of the CRC Tactical Research Fund.
Workshop participants at the OCEANIA Ecosystem Services forum, Brisbane
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research has been presented at an ecosytems and indigenous wellbeing conference in Brisbane recently.
A very large debris flow near Licola (East Gippsland, Victoria) after 2007 bushfires.
Heavy rain in areas burnt by bushfire can mobilise massive volumes of sediments and nutrients into rivers and water reservoirs, threatening the quality and supply of water to Australia’s capital and regional cities and...
AJEM cover April 2017
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC science is a feature of the April edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management, released this week.
Floods can cause severe damage to bridges, roads and other infrastructure. Credit: Dana Fairhead.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD student Maryam Nasim has been awarded the Austroads Young Engineer Best Paper Award at the Austroards Bridge Conference 2017.
Clarence River, Grafton, NSW
This is the April 2017 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
Dr Gavin Smith addresses the 2016 Research Forum.
Science and the latest learnings from across emergency management will feature at AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the annual Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and AFAC conference.
The UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC partner Geoscience Australia is co-hosting a pre-conference workshop at the upcoming Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico on 23 May 2017.
Adelaide floods
CRC research is informing community flood warning campaigns, emergency services training and national policy initiatives.

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In the media

27 Nov The New Daily Extreme heat forecast for summer could trigger wildfires: BoM
27 Nov The West Australian Hot, dry December could ramp up fire risk
27 Nov Yahoo News Hot, dry December could ramp up fire risk
23 Nov BBC Radio 5 Live Up All Night Dr Richard Thornton discusses all things bushfire research
16 Nov The Sydney Morning Herald Sydney homeowners face properties being reduced in value because of climate change, Climate Risk group says
16 Nov trueviralnews.com ‘Sitting ducks’: The Sydney homeowners facing reduced property values
16 Nov Illawarra Mercury Sydney homeowners face properties being reduced in value because of climate change, Climate Risk group says
14 Nov Yahoo NZ ICA warns of grim disaster season
14 Nov SBS ICA warns of grim disaster season
14 Nov The Courier Mail Queensland summer storms to take toll on insurance claims
11 Nov The Conversation Firestorms: the bushfire/thunderstorm hybrids we urgently need to understand
08 Nov news.com.au The three climatic conditions which suggest a long and difficult bushfire season
05 Nov Perth Now WA bushfires: Alarm over lack of disaster plans amid summer fire threat
01 Nov 666 ABC Canberra ACT bushfire season may still be dangerous, despite wet winter delaying onset
30 Oct christiannewstoday.com Are you insured for disaster season?
29 Oct The Age New thrust in rural fire education
29 Oct The Sydney Morning Herald New thrust in rural fire education
28 Oct The Sydney Morning Herald Are you insured for disaster season?
27 Oct PS News Warm weather sparks bushfire strategy
11 Oct Ballarat Courier Wet weathers adds fuel to fire

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