June 2014 - One year and one CRC

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BNH CRC launch Parliament House Canberra 10 December 2013
BNH CRC launch Parliament House Canberra 10 December 2013
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In this edition of Hazard News we mark the year since the CRC began as well as the end of the Bushfire CRC.

In other news:

  • Productivity Commission to consider our submission
  • A new class of Associate Students
  • News from projects
  • Events - coming up and just been
  • Early Bird - get in by 27 June

News

Park closure due to bushfire NSW 2013
More projects have begun to actively communicate their work to a broader audience with a University of Adelaide based team starting up a blog.
3RRR
Einstein A Go-Go, a weekly science radio show, has featured new Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research over the last two weeks.
Christchurch earthquake
News from the Project - An analysis of building losses and human fatalities from natural disasters.
Bushfire CRC
Happy first birthday to us! That’s what we all will be saying on 1 July. The date also marks the end of the Bushfire CRC.
PhD students from the Bushfire CRC at our Melbourne conference 2013
Support for PhD students has been extended to include a wider range of new researchers closely aligned to the main research program of the CRC.
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has made a submission to the Productivity Commission's Inquiry into Natural Disaster Funding Arrangements.

Event

CRC booth at ALGA 2014
The National General Assembly for the Australian Local Government Association is taking place from 15-18 June 22014 in Canberra, and the CRC is participating.
North Australia Fire Managers Forum 2014 - Broome
Fire Managers from across the north of Australia discussed topics of current interest to the region at the North Australian Fire Management Forum in Broome from 8-9 July 2014.
Chairman Dr Laurie Hammond spoke at the Emergency Management Conference (EMC), the annual conference presented by the Emergency Services Foundation, 1-2 July 2014.
EMPA conference 2014 - David Bruce
The Emergency Media and Public Affairs Conference was on 1-3 June 2014 in Canberra.
CRC and AFAC at RFS Community Engagement Conference 2014
The CRC participated in the Australian Community Engagement and Fire Awareness Conference, hosted by the NSW RFS, at Wollongong from 22-24 May 2014.

Blog

CRC booth at ALGA 2014
The CRC is making a coordinated effort to promote the new research program in as many relevant forums as possible.
Dr Richard Thornton
The start of July sees the first birthday of the Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC as we officially started on 1 July 2013.
Research Forum
For Project and Cluster leaders - here is a update from the Research Manager on important things to know.
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