The Morton fire in NSW threatens homes. Photo: NSW Rural Fire Service.
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Hazard Note 83 investigates the influence of road characteristics on the decision to enter floodwaters and the chance of survival.
Emergency Warning Messages: encouraging readiness to act
Hazard Note 80 details which types of specific messages encourage community readiness.
Australian Seasonal Bushfire Outlook 2020
The 2020/21 fire season will be driven by vastly different climate drivers than the previous two fire seasons. With a La Niña ALERT now active, large areas of eastern and northern Australia are expecting wetter than average conditions through spring
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The Australian Disaster Resilience Index is the first national snapshot of disaster resilience to help governments, local organisations and emergency services improve their communities’ resilience to natural hazards.
Post-fire research being conducted. Photo: Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre welcomes today’s announcement from the Australian Government to continue funding natural hazards research in Australia by investing $88.1 million over the next 10 years.

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Search over 310 emergency inquiries and reviews from across Australia between 1886 and 2020. Explore all recommendations since 2006.

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