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

Connecting communities and resilience: A multi–hazard study of preparedness, response and recovery communications

Hazards, culture and Indigenous communities

Fire spread prediction across fuel types

Disaster landscape attribution: thermal anomaly surveillance and hazard mapping, data scaling and validation

Mapping bushfire hazard and impacts

Fire coalescence and mass spotfire dynamics: Experimentation, modelling and simulation

Determining threshold conditions for extreme fire behaviour

October 2013 NSW post-incident task force

Catastrophic and cascading events: planning and capability

Coupled fire-atmosphere modelling

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

Improved predictions of severe weather to reduce community impact

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

Child-centred disaster risk reduction

Optimisation of fuel reduction burning regimes for fuel reduction, carbon, water and vegetation outcomes

Improving the retention and engagement of volunteers in emergency service agencies

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

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

Decision support system for assessment of policy and planning investment options for optimal natural hazard mitigation

Economics of natural hazards

Pre-disaster multihazard damage and economic loss estimation model

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

From hectares to tailor-made solutions for risk mitigation: systems to deliver effective prescribed burning across Australian ecosystems

An analysis of building losses and human fatalities from natural disasters

Policies, institutions and governance of natural hazards

Practical decision tools for improved decision-making in complex, time-constrained and multi-team environments

Capability needs for emergency & disaster management organisations

Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning

Natural hazard exposure information modelling framework

Diversity and inclusion: building strength and capability

Out of uniform: building community resilience through non-traditional 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