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.
The Big Jack Mountain fire in NSW, February 2020. Photo: NSW Rural Fire Service.
Australian bushfire researchers, including the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, are working together to attack the causes and consequences arising from the recent extraordinary run of bushfires across much of Australia.
CRC Chair Dr Katherine Woodthorpe, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, CRC Research Director Dr John Bates and Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison invited the CRC to Parliament House to discuss current and future contributions of research to the bushfire response and recovery.
Wallabi Point NSW. Photo by Adam Stevenson.
Now is the time to consider seriously the hard questions and not continue with business as usual. This will require new thinking, new research, new ­investment and, importantly, new commitment.
A hand holds open research proceedings from AFAC19 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, which were published in two Australian Journal of Emergency Management Monographs.
The latest natural hazards science from the CRC's Research Forum has been published in two special editions of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management Monograph series.
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.
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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