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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

09 Oct The West Australian Long, wet winter could mean disaster for bushfire season
07 Oct Herald Sun Victorians warned bushfire risk ‘above average’ in many places this summer
06 Oct PS News Weather puts dampener on bushfires
29 Sep Mandurah Coastal Times Yarloop-Waroona Fire: WA Premier supports rural fire services but sets no timeline for implementation
18 Sep Perth Now WA bushfires: calls for a dedicated rural fire service after Yarloop blaze
13 Sep Star Weekly Be prepared for an intense fire season
12 Sep ABC Victoria Victoria bushfire threat: Planned burns already underway as state prepares for intense fire season
12 Sep Townsville Bulletin String of fires probed
11 Sep Sky News Storms and bushfires expected as heat rises
07 Sep Port Lincoln Times No fire complacency despite lower risk
07 Sep The Bunyip Fire outlook a relief
06 Sep South Western Times Scorched South West braces for high bushfire risk
06 Sep Star Weekly Brimbank Park remains a "high bushfire risk" location
05 Sep Insurance News Severe fire season forecast for NSW, Victoria
05 Sep Great Lakes Advocate Bushfire outlook pedicts a normal season
02 Sep The Advocate Bushfire and Natural Hazards report shows Tasmania at average bushfire risk
02 Sep The Daily Liberal Orana RFS leader warns of summer bushfire threat
02 Sep ABC News Effectiveness of controlled burns dependent on multiple factors says expert
01 Sep Insurance Business Delayed but worse bushfire season on the cards for Southern states
01 Sep More die in Aust floods than bushfires