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Yang Chen conducting bushfire mapping research
The first round of Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC PhD students have graduated and are sharing their research outcomes with the fire and emergency services sector. They’re joined by recent graduates who began their PhD studies with the Bushfire CRC.
If you're a CRC PhD student or early career researcher, you can win a great cash prize through the CRC Association’s Early Career Researcher Showcase, sponsored by CQUniversity.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researchers briefed key Commonwealth government representatives recently in Canberra.
Australian panel for IDDR 2017
Emergency management practitioners and researchers gathered in Sydney last week for a public forum on reducing the impacts of disasters in Australia.
Hurricane Harvey damage. Photo: Daniel Smith
Research continues after a severe Atlantic hurricane season, with Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researcher Dr Daniel Smith from the Cyclone Testing Station part of an international team investigating the impacts of...
SA SES volunteers clearing up after a storm. Photo SA State Emergency Service
New CRC research is investigating emergency volunteering into the future, and you are invited to share initiatives in your organisation.
International Day For Disaster Reduction
Sydney to host Australian forum for International Day for Disaster Reduction this Friday 13 October, with speakers covering international, national, state and local perspectives on disaster reduction.
Flooded road in South Australia. Photo: South Australia SES.
Flood warning research by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has been highlighted as one of the top ten science meets business innovations.
Storm surge damage at Ponte Vedra Florida from Hurricane Irma. Photo by Daniel Smith, Cyclone Testing Station.
Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC researcher Dr Daniel Smith is part of an international team assessing the impacts from Hurricane Irma in Florida.
Dr Marta Yebra at the 2017 Research Forum
With a focus on the science of natural hazards, the papers from the 2017 Research Forum held in Sydney on 4 September are available. Delve into the science in detail, with a majority of research papers available in full.
Ed Pikusa and Holger Maier receive their outstanding achievement award from Dr Richard Thornton.
A cluster team and PhD student have been recognised with CRC awards at AFAC17 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the CRC's annual conference held in collaboration with AFAC in Sydney recently.

News archives

In the media

01 Dec The Australian Soggy soil means we’re in for a summer sauna
01 Dec Herald Sun Record winter rainfall could lead to a horror summer of scorching temperatures and bushfires
30 Nov Gold Coast Bulletin Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov In Daily Bushfire threat upgraded for southern Australia
30 Nov The Age Get ready for summer: experts share tips on avoiding potentially fatal hazards
30 Nov Herald Sun Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov Wimmera Mail-Times Wimmera prepares for an above average bushfire season
30 Nov Beef Central Fire risk warning upgraded after spring rain boosts fuel loads
30 Nov Ballarat Courier Making hay before the sun shines too much
30 Nov The Ararat Advertiser Wimmera harvest and fire season to conincide
30 Nov Hepburn Advocate Making hay before the sun shines too much
30 Nov thisismoney.co.uk Get ready for the hottest summer EVER: Sydney to be HIT by heatwaves and bushfires with a sweltering start to December
30 Nov The Courier Mail Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov why4news.com Sydney weather heats up as summer brings heatwaves and out-of-control bushfires
30 Nov Geelong Advertiser Geelong cool for first day of summer, but warm 30C weather on the horizon
30 Nov The Mercury Heatwaves and bushfires to be feature of a hot and dry summer
30 Nov SBS Bushfire threat upgraded for southern Aust
30 Nov Brisbane Times Get ready for summer: experts share tips on avoiding potentially fatal hazards
30 Nov Gold Coast Bulletin Geelong cool for first day of summer, but warm 30C weather on the horizon
30 Nov ABC Victoria Victoria's bushfire threat high with hot, dry summer to come

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