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Steve Sutton with end-users Mike Redford and Otto Campion from the Aboriginal Researcher Practitioners Network.
Steve Sutton with end-users Mike Redford and Otto Campion from the Aboriginal Researcher Practitioners Network.
CRC end-user partners, researchers and PhD students from across the country gathered in Sydney last week to attend the CRC’s biannual Research Advisory Forum.
Fires in Portugal. Photo: Joao Clerigo (CC BY-NC 2.0)
A European based research project is linking several major organisations, including the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, on bushfire research and response.
Tasmania bushfires, February 2016. Photo by Mick Reynolds, NSW Rural Fire Service
Watch the latest videos explaining our research and what we've discovered so far.
Students take part in a workshop on presentation skills.
Four CRC PhD students had the chance to present their research as part of a three-minute-thesis at the latest Research Advisory Forum (RAF) in Sydney on 12 and 13 April.
New journal articles and reports on CRC research are available online.
Doug Hart (left) was acknowledge for his Black Saturday report by the chair of the AFAC Community Safety Group Andrew Stark.
The author of a CRC report on the 2009 Black Saturday fires has been acknowledged for his contribution to community safety.
Dr Marta Yebra conducting a grassland fire experiment. Photo: Carolina Luiz
The first web-based system in Australia to assist land managers and fire agencies monitor live fuel moisture in vegetation was showcased recently in a webinar.
Photographs taken by field or aerial observers are essential. Photo: Stephen Wilkes.
Predicting blow up bushfires and fire thunderstorms.
Japan deployment. Photo: Tim Fox AFSM
A new national learning and training resource has been created by researchers to strengthen leadership and learning.
The Elephant Hill Fire. Photo: Paul Simakoff Eliims
The first edition of Fire Australia for 2018 is now available, featuring research on predicting fire thunderstorms, catastrophic flood planning and the future impacts of rising sea levels on coastal communities.
The International Day for Disaster Reduction panel.
On 2017's International Day for Disaster Reduction, the CRC gathered nearly 50 emergency management practitioners and researchers in Sydney to reflect on how at-risk communities are reducing their exposure to disasters.

News archives

In the media

01 Oct Daily Mail Heatwaves, increased bushfires and sizzling temperatures: Australia's summer set to be a scorcher
30 Sep Coffs Coast Advocate With October comes the bushfire threat
30 Sep Canberra Times Climate Council: bushfire season will be more intense and last longer
29 Sep Stock Journal Mercury Rising puts heat on bushfires
26 Sep Mudgee Guardian Bush fire season begins next week
22 Sep Scoop Disaster management conference hits Wellington
18 Sep Farm Weekly Warning to take fire precautions
17 Sep Daily Telegraph Bushfire season 2014: Prepare yourself, prepare your family and prepare your home, warns the RFS
17 Sep The UnderAge Bushfire worry as "worse than normal" fire season looms
09 Sep ABC Great Southern WA Above average bushfire threat for Goldfields Midland region this summer
08 Sep Insurance News Record temperatures trail a blaze
08 Sep Herald Sun East Healesville highlighted in report showing Victoria likely to see fire season more active than the last
08 Sep Property Observer How to: Prepare your house for a natural disaster
08 Sep Reactions Australia facing 'above normal' bushfire season
03 Sep Sunraysia Daily Bushfire risk warning
03 Sep CMO Motorola Solutions and AFAC unveil 2014 Knowledge Innovation Award recipients
03 Sep ABC Fears southern WA facing 'nasty' summer bushfire threat
03 Sep NZ Farmer Farming hazard behaviours studied
03 Sep The West Australian WA warned of summer fire danger
03 Sep Bendigo Advertiser Central and Norther Victoria at "high risk" of fire this season