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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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22 Nov Scimex Bushfire risk real this summer
22 Nov Weekly Times Bushfire preparation: Gippsland looms as danger area
22 Nov Adelaide Advertiser SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov Yahoo NZ Marginal bushfire risk shift from La Nina
22 Nov The Daily Telegraph SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov Cairns Post SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov Geelong Advertiser SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov Perth Now SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov NT News SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov news.com.au SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov The Weekly Times Bushfire preparation: Gippsland looms as danger area
22 Nov Herald Sun SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov 7 News Marginal bushfire risk shift from La Nina
22 Nov The Mercury SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov The New Daily Summer heat prediction could mean more bushfires
22 Nov The Courier Mail SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov trueviralnews.com We’re almost certain to experience a La Nina. That could impact summer.
22 Nov Gold Coast Bulletin SA districts to face an increased risk of bushfires this season
22 Nov PRIME7 Marginal bushfire risk shift from La Nina
22 Nov ABC News Hot summer outlook provokes bushfire danger update

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