September 2014 - Conference Special
In this conference edition of the BNHCRC Hazard News we have all the news from the Wellington event with links to further resources and views from a range of delegates.
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is now a formal partner of the United States Forest Service in a Memorandum of Understanding that will see a continued flow of research and information between the two organisations.
A special award was presented at the annual conference to outgoing Bushfire CRC CEO Gary Morgan for his contribution to establishing the national science and research program for bushfires and natural hazards.
More than 390 emergency management practitioners and researchers attended the very first Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Forum – a sold out crowd – at our annual conference in Wellington.
The Out of Uniform project has published its second newsletter on recent progress. This project has assembled a team of researchers and end-users to look into non traditional forms of emergency volunteering.
The Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook is used by fire authorities to make strategic decisions on resource planning and prescribed fire management for the upcoming fire season.