Participating organisations

The NSW Rural Fire Service has more than 70,000 volunteer members in 2100 brigades providing emergency services to over 95 percent of NSW.

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Simon Heemstra
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Christine Roach
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2017 NSW post-incident task force

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

Effective risk and warning communication during natural hazards

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

Hazards, culture and Indigenous communities

Threshold conditions for extreme fire behaviour

Fire spread prediction across fuel types

Fire surveillance and hazard mapping

Mapping bushfire hazard and impacts

Fire coalescence and mass spotfire dynamics

October 2013 NSW post-incident task force

Catastrophic and cascading events: planning and capability

Empirical analysis of spot-fire and ember behaviour during extreme fire weather conditions

Improved predictions of severe weather to reduce community impact

Coupled fire-atmosphere modelling

Child-centred disaster risk reduction

Mapping and understanding bushfire and natural hazard vulnerability and risks at the institutional scale

Improving the retention and engagement of volunteers in emergency service agencies

An investigation of the dynamics of fire-fire interactions using a coupled fire-atmosphere model

Improving land dryness measures and forecasts

Optimising post-disaster recovery interventions in Australia

Decision support system for optimal natural hazard mitigation

Economics of natural hazards

Delivering effective prescribed burning across Australian ecosystems

Optimisation of fuel reduction burning regimes

Using realistic disaster scenario analysis to understand natural hazard impacts and emergency management requirements

Policies, institutions and governance

Capability needs for emergency & disaster management organisations

Improving decision-making in complex multi-team environments

Scientific diversity and uncertainty in risk mitigation policy and planning

Natural hazard exposure information modelling framework

An analysis of building losses and human fatalities from natural disasters

Diversity and inclusion: building strength and capability

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

Enabling sustainable emergency volunteering

All the resources from our 2016 conference

Research program in detail

Where, why and how are Australians dying in floods?

2015-2016 year in review

Bushfire planning with kids ebook