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Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2017
Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2017
27 Jul 2017
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July 2017's Hazard News wraps up the CRC's major event - Research Driving Change Showcase 2017, the launch of the national priorities for natural hazards research, as well as the northern bushfire outlook 2017 and much more.

Resource

Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2017
Hazard Note 36 is the Northern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2017.
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No organisation can forgo learning. Hazard Note 34 helps agencies to ‘learn how to learn’, so they understand how to embed effective learning practices and systems into their organisation’s culture.
Planning for animals during an emergency adds another layer of complexity.
By highlighting the impact of animals on the behaviours of people in natural hazards, this research has reinforced the need to support communities to be prepared and to plan for animals.

News

Flood hazard
This is the June 2017 newsletter from the Scientific diversity, scientific uncertainty and risk mitigation policy and planning project (RMPP), with updates for project end-users.
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If you were impacted by the northern NSW floods earlier this year, your experience is valuable for new research.
Do you and your agency use our research? Nominate for the AFAC News Knowledge Innovation Award, presented at #AFAC17.
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Australasia’s emergency management leaders will discuss interoperability and other emerging trends at AFAC17 conference.
Roadway flooding
People continue to enter floodwater in vehicles and on foot, despite many knowing the risks.
Fiona Dunstan from the CFS spoke about the benefits of CRC science in influencing emergency warnings.
Research Driving Change - Showcase 2017 highlighted the practical research outcomes of the last four years of research, with case studies and utilisation examples from across the CRC research program presented by our partners.
A flood wipes out a bridge in southern WA, February 2017. Photo: Dana Fairhead
A set of priorities for national research into natural hazards in Australia has been launched by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.
Research Driving Change Showcase 2017
A set of priorities for national research into natural hazards in Australia was launched at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Driving Change Showcase 2017 in Adelaide.
The NSW Rural Fire Service and Tasmania Fire Service fighting the Tasmanian fires in early 2016. Photo: Mick Reynolds, NSW RFS
Emergency managers and policy makers from across Australia will be in Adelaide on 4-5 July to discuss how national research by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC is making communities safer.

Event

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This special event showcased our research achievements to date, with nearly 200 people from across emergency management and policy hearing two days of how the findings are being put into practice.

Blog

New projects at Research Driving Change Showcase 2017
Showcase 2017 attempted to show how the research was performing against the original goals of the CRC.
National research priorities for natural hazards
As part of our refocus toward the future we launched the National Research Priorities for Natural Hazards Emergency Management this month.
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