About Country Fire Authority

The CFA is a volunteer and community based fire and emergency services organisation. It helps to protect 3.3 million Victorians, and more than one million homes and properties across the state. It is committed to the prevention, preparedness, response and recovery phases of emergency situations, providing a diverse range of risk reduction, fire suppression and incident management services to minimise the impact of fires and other emergencies on Victorian communities.

Catastrophic and cascading events: planning and capability

Andrew Andreou End-user

Urban planning for natural hazard mitigation

Andrew Andreou End-user
Len Leslie End-user

Creation of a grassland curing dataset

Rachel Bessell Researcher

Cropland fire behaviour

Rachel Bessell Researcher

Improving the role of hazard communications in increasing residents’ preparedness and response planning

Gwynne Brennan
Gwynne Brennan End-user
Karen Enbom
Karen Enbom End-user

Factors affecting long term community recovery

Gwynne Brennan
Gwynne Brennan End-user

Effective risk and warning communication during natural hazards

Gwynne Brennan
Gwynne Brennan End-user

The Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Index: A system for assessing the resilience of Australian communities to natural hazards

Karen Enbom
Karen Enbom End-user

Application of self-evacuation archetypes

Hazards, culture and Indigenous communities

Owen Gooding End-user

Fire coalescence and mass spotfire dynamics

Alen Slijepcevic

User interface platform for the Victorian historical fire weather gridded dataset

Diversity and inclusion: building strength and capability

Ali Martin End-user

Threshold conditions for extreme fire behaviour

Enabling sustainable emergency volunteering

Ali Martin End-user

Out of uniform: building community resilience through non-traditional emergency volunteering

Ali Martin End-user

Identifying planned burn windows

Child-centred disaster risk reduction

Lucy Saaroni End User

Improving decision-making in complex multi-team environments

Alen Slijepcevic

Capability needs for emergency & disaster management organisations

Alen Slijepcevic

Improved decision support for natural hazard risk reduction

Alen Slijepcevic