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Photo: Chris Samuel (CC-BY-2.0)
Photo: Chris Samuel (CC-BY-2.0)
The latest round of new research opportunities is now open, investigating assessment and management of native wildlife populations and developing guidelines for seizing and holding wildlife. Expressions of interest close on 3 August.
The trade expo at AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is set to be huge.
Emergency management leaders to gather in Perth to discuss how to adapt and weather change at AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Researchers are needed to lead two new projects with the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC. The projects are being undertaken for the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and cover...
Daniel May conducting a prescribed burn near Chico, California. Photo: Don Hankins.
A PhD student has been living abroad for five months to support his studies on Indigenous burning for cultural purposes.
Researchers are being sought for the next round of research projects. Photo: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.Photo: DELWP.
Researchers are needed to lead three new projects with the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC. The projects are being undertaken for the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and cover the...
Ashley Wright receives the prestigious Eric Laurenson Medal.
PhD student Ashley Wright has been recognised for his excellent contributions to flood research by Monash University.
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...
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 aim to enhance their understanding of 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.

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In the media

07 Oct The Hills Rural Fire Service commissioner warns of tough bushfire season due to above average temperatures
05 Oct Canberra Times Bushfires: Residents risk lives by waiting for smoke
05 Oct The Examiner Season of danger looming
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 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
08 Sep Insurance News Record temperatures trail a blaze
03 Sep NZ Farmer Farming hazard behaviours studied
03 Sep The West Australian WA warned of summer fire danger
03 Sep Sunraysia Daily Bushfire risk warning