Benefits of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
Australian communities are greatly benefitting from eight years of research into the response, recovery and mitigation of natural hazards, an independent report finds.
The Australian Information Exposure Platform helps government, industry and research agencies understand what is exposed in an area, to inform better decisions before, during and after emergencies. Photo: BNHCRC
Hazard Note 74 presents the Australian Exposure Information Platform, a new tool that is helping emergency, industry and government sectors make informed decisions before, during and after a hazard event.
Dr Paula Dootson presenting her research.
Research conducted by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC has recently been acknowledged in the 2020 EMPA Awards for Excellence in Emergency Communication.
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC and Australian Academy of Science held a three-part webinar series to lay the foundations of a future national approach to hazard reduction burning. Photo: Adam Leavesley/ACT Parks and Conservation Service
Hundreds of people tuned in each week to hear experts and practitioners explain the science surrounding hazard reduction burning as part of the three-part National Fire Fuels Science webinar series.
Animesh Kumar, Deputy Head Asia-Pacific, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, speaks at the conference.
The full report detailing the outcomes of the extreme weather scenario presented at the 12th Australasian Natural Hazards Management Conference and how Australia can reduce the impacts of similar cascading natural hazards is now available.
Prof Vivienne Tippett, Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Chair Dr Katherine Woodthorpe, Dr Katharine Haynes, AFAC CEO Stuart Ellis and Chair of the CRC Advisory Committee Kylie Sproston. Photo: CRC Association
Australian lives are being saved by Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC research, which was recognised with the Cooperative Research Centres Association’s premier award.

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