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16 Nov 2015
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This November 2015 edition of Hazard News has information about our research refinement, an update to the Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook and details of our new Quick Response Fund to support research in the aftermath of an emergency. There's videos from our International Day for Disaster Reduction event, news about our Associate Student program and a review of the Australasian Natural Hazards Management conference in Perth.


November update to the Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook.
An updated Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook has been released, covering South Australia and Tasmania.
Flooding in Morayfield, Queensland, as a result of Tropical Cyclone Marcia in February 2015. Photo:
Hazard Note 11 is an overview of the Communications and warnings cluster of research projects.


Undertaking storm surge research at a NSW beach. Photo: Geoscience Australia
An update on research progress from projects in the Coastal Management cluster.
New publications on the website in the last month include progress reports from most CRC projects.
Conducting research at the Siding Spring Observatory after the Coonabarabran bushfire in 2013.
Funding is now available for research in the immediate aftermath of an emergency situation.
Prescribed burning at Ngarkat Conservation Park, SA.
The latest AFAC case study on fire behaviour prediction in mallee-heath offers some practical insights from the researchers and end-users.
Ensuring that great value for our partners is derived from investments in the Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC, the CRC has begun a process to refresh our current research program.


CRC students at our 2015 conference in Adelaide.
Do you know someone who is studying in a natural hazards-related area? They could be eligible to become an Associate Student of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.
Rachel Westcott presenting at the Australasian Natural Hazards Management conference
I recently had the opportunity to talk about both my PhD research and South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management at the CRC-sponsored Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference in Perth.

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

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