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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.

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In the media

06 Sep ABC Country Hour Queensland Seasonal outlook for above average fire risk for most of Australia
06 Sep Shepparton News Hotter fire season expected to come early after dry winter
06 Sep Farm Weekly Prepare now for WA’s upcoming bushfire season
06 Sep US Story Australia braces for ‘elevated’ bushfire risk
06 Sep Alsh News Australia braces for 'elevated' bushfire risk
06 Sep The Weekly Times Fire season Victoria: Ongoing dry prompts warning of early onset
06 Sep ABC News Tips to prepare your pets for disasters
05 Sep Radio National Drive Outlook for this year's bushfire season
05 Sep Insurance and risk Bushfire season to start early
05 Sep ABC Radio 702 Sydney Sydney residents not being proactive or taking heatwaves seriously, researcher warns
05 Sep The Sydney Morning Herald Fire authorities brace for 'elevated' risk across much of eastern Australia
05 Sep ABC News Bushfire outlook: Warm, dry winter ratchets up threat level ahead of summer fire season
05 Sep ABC News Tasmania Tasmanians warned of early start to bushfire season following dry winter
05 Sep Yahoo News NZ WA told to prepare for deadly fire season
05 Sep Captial Bay Bushfire risk for popular summer holiday destinations
05 Sep Adelaide Advertiser 2017 SA Seasonal Bushfire Outlook shows dry SA winter provides perfect conditions for severe fire season this summer
05 Sep Yahoo News NZ Early bushfire season tipped for Tasmania
05 Sep Climate change driving dangerous bushfire season ahead
05 Sep Mandurah Mail WA residents urged to prepare for bushfire season: DFES
05 Sep The Age Extreme bushfire danger for southern Australia