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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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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
06 Sep The Conversation Seven ways to protect your pets in an emergency
06 Sep BBC News Australia braces for 'elevated' bushfire risk
06 Sep ABC News Looking after pets in emergencies: Why having a plan can be vital
06 Sep The Land Elevated NSW fire potential this season
06 Sep ABC Country Hour Queensland Seasonal outlook for above average fire risk for most of Australia
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
05 Sep Adelaide Advertiser 2017 SA Seasonal Bushfire Outlook shows dry SA winter provides perfect conditions for severe fire season this summer
05 Sep Canberra Times Commissioner Dominic Lane says Canberra facing worst bushfire season since 2003
05 Sep Radio National Drive Outlook for this year's bushfire season
05 Sep Insurance and risk Bushfire season to start early
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